Zesty Vanilla Lemongrass Syrup

Zesty Vanilla Lemongrass Syrup

 

SERVINGS: 4 cups (1 quart)
PREP TIME: 10 minutes
COOK TIME: 2 hours

INGREDIENTS:
6 Cups Organic Brown Sugar, packed or unpacked
4 Tbsp Organic Vanilla Extract
1 Cup Filtered Water
3-4 Organic Stalks of Lemongrass
1 Organic Orange (Valencia is preferred)
1 Tbsp Organic Honey
Dash of Salt (Kosher or Celtic)
1 Quart Mason Jar
*Fine mesh sieve and a cheese cloth

PREPARATION:
1. Preheat water bath to 185 degrees F
2. Chop the stalks of your fresh lemongrass.
3. Carefully zest and juice your orange into a bowl.
4. Combine and place all ingredients in 1 (1 gallon) vacuum seal pouch. Use your Vertical Vac Elite or remove as much air as possible and seal the bag.
5. Submerge the pouch completely in water for 2 hours.
6. At end of 2-hour mark, prepare ice bath.
7. Remove from water bath (be careful as the bag will be hot).
8. Place in ice bath and chill until completely cooled down.
9. Into a bowl, strain through a fine mesh sieve with cheese cloth to remove any sediments, then pour into a 1-quart mason jar.
10. Serve on waffles, pancakes, yogurt, granola, ice cream, tea, and more!