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Homemade Ginger Ale Summer Sodas

Homemade Ginger Ale Summer Sodas

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  • Makes: 8 servings
  • Prep 10 mins
  • Chill 24 hrs
  • Cool 1 hr
  • Cook 3 mins

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  • 2 cups water
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 2 cups fresh ginger, peeled and cut into 1/4-inch thick slices
  • Ice cubes
  • 1 32 - ounce bottle club soda, chilled
  • Lime wedges


  1. For ginger syrup: In medium saucepan, bring water, sugar and ginger to boiling over medium-high heat; reduce heat. Simmer, uncovered, for 3 to 5 minutes or until the mixture thickens slightly. Remove from heat; let cool to room temperature. Strain mixture through fine mesh sieve, discarding solids. Cover and chill for 24 hours or up to 2 weeks.
  2. Just before serving, pour 1/4 cup ginger syrup into ice-filled tall glasses. Slowly add 1/2 cup club soda to each glass. Stir gently to mix. Garnish each glass with a lime wedge. Makes 8 (6-ounce) servings.

Nutrition Facts

(Homemade Ginger Ale Summer Sodas)

Servings Per Recipe 8, carb. (g) 48, sodium (mg) 14, cal. (kcal) 186

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