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Fig Leaf Syrup

Fig Leaf Syrup


600 g rock sugar
Wash fig leaves well, rubbing the hairy surfaces of each together.
Add the leaves to boiling water and boil for 45 minutes to 1 hour. 
Remove the leaves. Add the rock sugar and let it melt in the liquid on a low fire.
Boil the liquid down until it becomes syrupy (approx. 20 minutes). 
Let the syrup cool before bottling.
750ml water
10 fig leaves