This Homemade Ginger Ale recipe takes a few minutes, but is well worth the time! The flavors of the fresh ginger shine through and make this one glass of ginger ale you won't want to miss!
Author: Robyn Stone | Add a Pinch
1cuppeeled and chopped fresh gingerabout 5 ounces
1/4cuphoneymaple syrup or granulated sugar
1/4cupfresh lemon or lime juice
4cups(1 quart ) club soda or seltzer water
To make the Ginger Syrup:
Add ginger and water to a small saucepan over medium heat and allow to simmer for 30 minutes. Remove from heat, cover, and allow to steep an additional 15 minutes. Pour through a fine mesh sieve to remove the ginger from the syrup into a large bowl and then pour back into the small saucepan. Discard the pieces of ginger or save for another purpose.
Add the sweetener to the saucepan and bring to a simmer for 10 minutes, stirring frequently. Allow to cool completely. At this stage, the ginger syrup may be placed into a Mason jar, sealed, and stored in the refrigerator for up to a week.
To Make the Homemade Ginger Ale:
Pour ginger syrup into a 2-quart glass pitcher, stir in fresh lemon or lime juice and club soda or seltzer water. Serve over ice.
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