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How to make Ginger Candy – Easy Candied Ginger Recipe

Ginger Candy

Ginger Candy Recipe

How to make Ginger Candy? This is an easy recipe for making ginger chews/ candied ginger/ crystallized ginger. This candy is one of my favorite snacks to munch on throughout the day.

Prep Time: 5 min
Cook Time: 1 hr
Total Time: 1 hr 5 min
Yield: ±200 grams


Ginger Candy Ingredients200g old ginger
80g sugar


Ginger Candy Step 1Wash, peel and cut the ginger into thick slices. Put water (1000g) into a pot. Bring it to a boil. Add ginger. Lower the heat, cover the pot and simmer the ginger for 30 minutes.
Ginger Candy Step 2Scoop up the ginger with a sieve. Add sugar immediately and stir until the sugar dissolves. Allow it to cool. Cover and let it sit in the refrigerator overnight.
Ginger Candy Step 3Put everything into a saucepan. Bring it to a boil. Turn the heat to low and stir frequently until most of the liquid evaporates and the sugar crystallizes, approximately 30 minutes. Remove from heat and leave to cool. Once completely cool, you can store the ginger candy in an airtight container.