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Real Ginger Ale

Oxmoor House
Yield Serves 6 (serving size: about 1 cup)
Making your own ginger ale is easier than you might think, and it captures all the spicy warmth ginger lovers enjoy. One sip, and you'll be spoiled.

Ingredients

  • 2 1/2 cups water
  • 1 cup chopped peeled fresh ginger
  • 1/3 cup chopped crystallized ginger
  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 4 1/2 cups seltzer water, chilled
  • Ice

Nutrition Information

  • calories 136
  • caloriesfromfat 0.0 %
  • fat 0.1 g
  • satfat 0.0 g
  • monofat 0.0 g
  • polyfat 0.0 g
  • protein 0.5 g
  • carbohydrate 35.4 g
  • fiber 0.3 g
  • cholesterol 0.0 mg
  • iron 0.6 mg
  • sodium 7 mg
  • calcium 19 mg

How to Make It

  1. Combine first 3 ingredients in a 2-quart saucepan. Bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 30 minutes. Uncover; increase heat to medium, and cook 10 minutes or until ginger is very tender. Remove pan from heat; cover and let stand 30 minutes.

  2. Strain ginger mixture through a sieve into a bowl. Discard solids. Stir in honey until blended. Cover and refrigerate 2 hours or until thoroughly chilled.

  3. Place 4 tablespoons ginger syrup in each of 6 chilled glasses. Stir 3/4 cup seltzer into each glass. Add ice, and serve immediately.

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