Easy Homemade 'Kuromitsu' Brown Sugar Syrup

Easy Homemade 'Kuromitsu' Brown Sugar Syrup

If you're able to obtain good quality brown sugar, make this! It's useful for making sweets or kanten yogurt.

Ingredients: An easy to make amount

Brown sugar (lumps)
100 g
100 ml


1. Grate the brown sugar lumps roughly. Put the sugar and water in a small pan and heat. Mix it up from the bottom while simmering over low-medium heat.
2. When it comes to a boil, turn the heat down to low. Simmer for 10 to 13 minutes or so while skimming off any scum until the syrup is reduced by about half, and it's done.

Story Behind this Recipe

In the summertime, I often want to eat kanten (agar-agar) jellies.
I received lump brown sugar as a gift, so I referred to a cookbook from Okinawa to make this syrup.