tobacco syrup

steve bennett

steve bennett

25th February 2011
steve bennett

tobacco syrup

this is a strong syrup, goes well with bitter chocolate desserts or stone fruits.


  • 250g sugar. A
  • 180g water. A
  • 1 star anise. A
  • 10g medium pipe tobacco. B


gently heat A to dissolve and then bring to a boil. simmer 2 minutes, then remove from heat.
add B, and leave for as long as desired-the flavour will continue to get stronger as long as you leave it in, so we usually only have it in for 5 minutes.
pass through muslin.

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