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Rosy dessert wine syrup

Australian Gourmet Traveller recipe for rosy dessert wine syrup.

By Emma Knowles
  • Serves 10
  • 10 mins preparation
  • 5 mins cooking plus cooling
Rosy dessert wine syrup
Rosy dessert wine syrup


  • 330 gm caster sugar (1½ cups)
  • 125 ml dessert wine
  • 20 gm raspberries
  • Juice of 1 lime and ½ orange
  • 2 tsp rosewater, or to taste


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    Combine ingredients (except rosewater) and 50ml water in a saucepan and stir over medium-high heat until sugar dissolves. Bring to the boil and cook until a light syrup forms (4-5 minutes), then strain and cool. Stir in rosewater and refrigerate until required.


Note This recipe makes about 600ml.

  • Author: Emma Knowles