Five-Spice Agave Nectar

Use this infused sweetener to make the Five-Spice Margarita.

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  • Servings: Makes about 32 ounces

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  • 16 ounces water
  • 1 large cinnamon stick
  • 2 tablespoons black peppercorns
  • 1 tablespoon white peppercorns
  • 2 star anise pods
  • 1 teaspoon whole cloves
  • 1/2-inch piece of fresh ginger, diced
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt
  • 16 ounces agave nectar

How to make this recipe

  1. In a medium saucepan, bring the water to a boil. Add the cinnamon stick, peppercorns, star anise pods, cloves and ginger. Bring back to a boil and stir in the salt. Add the agave nectar and bring to a simmer, stirring frequently. Remove from the heat and let cool. Cover and refrigerate overnight. Strain the syrup into a large jar, cover and refrigerate for up to 3 weeks.

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