Orlando Franklin McCray’s Ginger Syrup

Orlando Franklin McCray, Blind Barber | New York

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While there are countless recipes for ginger syrup, we enjoy the simplicity of Orlando Franklin McCray’s, which gets an extra spicy kick from red pepper flakes. 

Ingredients
  • 1 part ginger juice, extracted using a juicer
  • 1 part ginger juice, extracted using a juicer
  • 1 part white sugar
  • 1 part white sugar
  • 1 pinch red pepper flakes (or more, to taste)
  • 1 pinch red pepper flakes (or more, to taste)

Directions
  1. Combine all ingredients in a saucepan over medium heat until dissolved.
  2. Fine strain into a sealable container and let cool before using.