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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

  • Ice


  1. 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.
  2. Stir in 1-1/2 cups sugar and continue boiling until mixture is reduced to 3 cups, about 15 minutes longer.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.

Serves 12


Nutrition Facts   
Serving Size: 1-1/4 cups plus ice  
Servings Per Recipe: 12  
Amount Per Serving  
Calories: 109  
  % 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%
Vitamin A  0%
Vitamin C 5%
Folacin  0%
Calcium 2%
Iron 1%
Potassium  2%

*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.

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