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Ginger Lemonade

Servings: 8 servings
Prep Time: 1 hr 15 mins
Total Time: 1 hr 15 mins
A light and refreshing lemonade with a hint of ginger. This drink is family-friendly, but feel free to add bourbon or vodka to make it an adult beverage.
Refreshing ginger lemonade
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Ingredients

For the ginger simple syrup:

  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar (150 grams)
  • 1 cup water (237 ml)
  • 1 medium piece of ginger root , thinly sliced

For the lemonade:

  • 1 cup freshly squeezed lemon juice (250 ml)
  • 4 cups cold water (about 1 liter)
  • Ginger simple syrup
  • Ice
  • Lemon slices , for garnish (optional)
  • Mint , for garnish (optional)

Instructions

To make the simple syrup:

  • In a small saucepan set over medium high heat, bring the sugar and water to a boil. Add the ginger. Remove from heat and add sliced ginger. Cool to room temperature, then place in the fridge and chill completely for 1-2 hours. Strain to remove ginger slices.

To assemble the lemonade:

  • In a large pitcher combine the lemon juice, water and ginger simple syrup. Add ice cubes, lemon slices and mint. Serve immediately.

Nutrition

Calories: 80kcal, Carbohydrates: 21g, Protein: 1g, Fat: 1g, Saturated Fat: 1g, Sodium: 2mg, Potassium: 31mg, Fiber: 1g, Sugar: 19g, Vitamin C: 12mg, Calcium: 2mg, Iron: 1mg
Course: Drinks
Cuisine: American
Author: Annalise

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