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Sloe Syrup - Harvesting the Blackthorn
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Sloe Syrup - Harvesting the Blackthorn

Sloe syrup for drinks and ice cream
Servings: 500 ml
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time40 mins
Total Time40 mins


Equal quantities of:

  • 450 g sugar
  • 1 L sloes
  • 1 L water


  • Simply place all the ingredients into a saucepan and gently simmer for about 40 minutes until the sloes have burst and you have a beautiful deep purple syrup.
  • Pass through a metal sieve and then strain again through a cheese cloth. Keep in the fridge and use within a week, or freeze.
• Please note that the nutrition information provided below is approximate and meant as a guideline only.
• Unless stated otherwise cup conversions have been made with an online tool. For accuracy please check with your favoured conversion tool. We recommend buying inexpensive digital kitchen scales.
Serving: 500ml | Calories: 8kcal