sweet, earthy flavor
gloves or tongs strainer container with a lid
Prep Time: 10 Min
4 prickly pears 1 cup water 1/2 cup sugar 1/4 cup lime juice
makes: 2 cups
Use caution with the thorns — use gloves or tongs to handle. Scoop out the fruit and seeds.
Place water and pulp into saucepan and simmer 30 minutes.
Use a fine mesh strainer to remove pulp and seeds. Wipe out saucepan.
Return liquid to saucepan and add sugar. Stir until dissolved, don't boil.
Let the mixture cool completely. Stir in lime juice.
Use your syrup immediately to bring desert flavor to your drinks or store in an airtight container.