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8 servings (serving size: 1 cup)

Most West Africans don't drink with their meals, prefering a glass of water before or after. This cooling beverage might be served on warm days when friends come for a visit.

How to Make It

Step 1

Combine 1 cup water and sugar in a small saucepan over medium-high heat; cook 5 minutes or until sugar dissolves, stirring with a whisk.

Step 2

Place ginger on a double layer of cheesecloth. Gather edges of cheesecloth; tie securely. Place the cheesecloth bag in a large pitcher, and add lemon juice. Add the sugar mixture and remaining 5 cups water to pitcher, and stir well. Refrigerate the lemonade for 2 hours or until chilled. Discard cheesecloth bag.

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Ratings & Reviews

thelialaluna's Review

thelialaluna
June 24, 2012
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Pineapplelady's Review

Pineapplelady
February 07, 2012
This has too much sugar. The taste is good but would be much better with 1/2 the sugar.