Fall Spice Syrup Recipe with Cecil & Merl

You might wonder how the sweet bitters and syrup company located in Brooklyn makes their magic? Well, Cecil & Merl are the masters of the flavor. If you’re wondering what to take to Thanksgiving that’s not so typical (you want to be different and innovative), take this! It’s perfect for the family to enjoy and to impress the boyfriend’s parents.

So the team over at Cecil & Merl wanted to give you a little sneak peek on what goes into making a syrup and how you can make it at home.  Remember to do your math and take it slow. You’ll be bottling your own Fall Spice Syrup in no time!

1 Quart     Water
1 Quart     Sugar
1/8 Cup     Whole Cloves
1/8 Cup     Whole Allspice
5 Piece     Cinnamon
2 Piece     Star Anise
6 Piece     Whole Cardamom Pod
1 Piece    Fresh Ginger, Chopped
Combine all in a saucepan and bring to a boil. Steep 1 Hour. Strain