Homemade Ginger Ale

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Joan Hunt

By
@vegancook

You haven’t tasted ginger ale until you’ve had a glass of this brew . . . you’ll never go back to the canned stuff again! The fresh ginger adds zip without being too spicy. And besides being totally irresistible, it’s super-simple to make.

Rating:
★★★★★ 2 votes
Comments:
Serves:
16 servings
Prep:
5 Min
Cook:
5 Min

Ingredients

2 c
light brown sugar
1/2 lb
fresh ginger, cut into 1/4-inch thick “coins”
1 stick
cinnamon
1 pinch
cayenne pepper
sparkling water

How to Make Homemade Ginger Ale

Step-by-Step

  • 1Bring sugar, ginger, cinnamon stick and 2 cups water to a boil in large saucepan. Simmer 5 minutes, then remove from heat, and stir in cayenne pepper. Let cool.
  • 2Strain liquid into small pitcher, and discard ginger and cinnamon. Cover, and refrigerate until ready to use.
  • 3To serve: Ladle 1/4 cup ginger syrup into tumbler filled with ice. Top with 3/4 cup sparkling water, and stir.

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About Homemade Ginger Ale

Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids, Healthy
Hashtags: #Ginger, #homemade, #ale