Try out this recipe for a homemade take on a classic drink!
2 cups fresh ginger root, peeled and chopped
3 strips lemon peel, about 4 inches each
1-1/2 cups sugar
3 quarts chilled club soda
- Combine ginger, lemon peel and 4 cups water in a 3 to 4-quart sauce pan. Bring to boil over high heat; boil gently, uncovered, 10 minutes.
- Stir in 1-1/2 cups sugar and continue boiling until mixture is reduced to 3 cups, about 15 minutes longer.
- Pour mixture through a fine wire strainer set over a bowl. Discard peel; reserve ginger for another use or discard. Cool syrup, cover and chill until cold, at least 1 hour or up to 1 week.
- For each serving, in a 16-ounce glass mix 1/4 cup ginger syrup with 1 cup cold club soda. Add more ginger syrup, ice and sugar to taste.
|Serving Size: 1-1/4 cups plus ice|
|Servings Per Recipe: 12|
|Amount Per Serving|
|% Daily Value|
|Total Fat: Trace Amounts||0%|
|Saturated Fat: Trace Amounts||0%|
|Cholesterol: 0 mg||0%|
|Sodium: 52 mg||2%|
|Carbohydrate: 28 g||9%|
|Dietary Fiber: Trace Amounts||2%|
|Protein: Trace Amounts||1%|
*The Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet, so your values may change depending on your calorie needs. The values here may not be 100% accurate because the recipes have not been professionally evaluated nor have they been evaluated by the U.S. FDA.