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ginger lemonade

Recipe by
Ellen Gwaltney Bales
Indianapolis, IN

Saw this in a magazine and thought it looked so refreshing. With hot days and warm nights coming on, this might just hit the spot! Recipe: Photo: 06-07-14

yield 10 serving(s)
prep time 5 Min
cook time 1 Hr 15 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For ginger lemonade

  • 1 1/2 c
  • 8 c
    cold water
  • 7 slice
    (quarter-sized) fresh ginger
  • 2 c
    freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 1 lg
    lemon, thinly sliced, for garnish
  • ice

How To Make ginger lemonade

  • 1
    Combine sugar, 2 cups water, and ginger in a saucepan. Bring to a boil, stirring occasionally to dissolve sugar. Remove from heat. Stir in lemon juice. Cool 15 minutes. Remove ginger.
  • 2
    Add remaining 6 cups water. Refrigerate at least 1 hour, or until chilled.
  • 3
    Serve over ice, and garnish with lemon slices.