All posts tagged: whisky

What to do with the syrup leftover from making candied peel..

On Friday afternoon, as part of my #bakeoffbakealong¬†challenge, I made candied orange peel from scratch. I’ll tell you more about that in my first bake off post (keep an eye out, it’s gonna be great), but this post is answering the question I had to ask myself: “What the hell am I going to do with this delicious orange syrup?” It was amazing. This gorgeous¬†gloopy syrupy consistency, kind of bitter but super sweet, like liquid marmalade gold. It was then that I remembered whisky marmalade was a thing that people went all crazy for at Christmas last year, therefore orange and whisky were presumably a good combo. I presumed correctly. Some syrup, some whisky, some tonic – I’ll leave the measurements up to you, we all drink in different ways, right? This is a delicious combo though. But I didn’t bring you all this way to give you just one leftover syrup idea, what kind of person would I be if I didn’t give you options, huh? You could also.. Use it in a salad …