Chinese Five-Spice Syrup

  • SERVINGS: Makes about 6 ounces

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  1. 4 ounces water
  2. 3/4 cup Demerara or turbinado sugar
  3. 1 1/2 tablespoons Chinese five-spice powder
  4. 1/4 ounce rum, preferably Demerara rum
  1. In a small saucepan, bring the water to a boil with the sugar and Chinese five-spice powder. Lower the heat and simmer for 5 minutes. Cover and let cool, then stir in the rum. Strain the syrup into a jar, cover and refrigerate for up to 1 month.