Ginger Lemonade

Fresh and tangy, this lemonade-with-a-twist will quench any thirst.

  • Prep Time 10 min
  • Total Time 1 hr 25 min
  • Servings 20

3
cups sugar
16
cups (4 quarts) water
12
to 14 slices gingerroot , (about 2-inch piece)
4
cups fresh lemon juice (24 lemons)
2
lemons, sliced

  • 1 Mix sugar, water and gingerroot in 8-quart Dutch oven. Heat to boiling, stirring occasionally; remove from heat. Cool 15 minutes. Remove gingerroot.
  • 2 Pour sugar mixture into pitcher or large glass or plastic container. Stir in lemon juice. Refrigerate at least 1 hour until chilled.
  • 3 Serve lemonade over ice with lemon slices.

Expert Tips

Peeling fresh gingerroot is easy; just scrape the skin off using the rounded tip of a spoon.

Make extra lemonade, and use it to make ice cubes. Pour lemonade over lemonade ice cubes, and the flavor won't dilute as the ice melts.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
130
(
Calories from Fat
0),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
0g
0%
(Saturated Fat
0g,
0%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
10 mg
10 %;
Total Carbohydrate
33 g
33 %
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
),
Protein
0g
0%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
20%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
0%;
Exchanges:
2 Fruit;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.