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Spiced Honey Syrup

  • SERVINGS: Makes about 12 ounces
  • MAKE-AHEAD

Use this spiced simple syrup to make Bob McCoy's Puritan's Punch.

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  1. 4 cardamom pods
  2. 1 large cinnamon stick
  3. 5 tablespoons finely chopped fresh ginger
  4. 1 cup clover honey
  5. 8 ounces water
  1. In a small saucepan, muddle the cardamom pods with the cinnamon stick. Add the ginger, clover honey and water. Bring just to a boil, then lower the heat and simmer for 15 minutes, stirring frequently. Let cool. Strain through cheesecloth into a jar. Refrigerate for up to 1 month.