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Ginger Limeade

Sparkling Ginger Limeade

I found this recipe for ginger limeade in a magazine, and since I am a fan of ginger I decided I needed to give it a try. I was not disappointed, and you won't be either!

Course: Drinks
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes
Servings: 12
Calories: 195 kcal
Author: Jillee

Ingredients:

  • 8 cups cold water
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh ginger
  • 1 1/2 cups fresh lime juice about 6 limes
  • 4 cups chilled ginger ale

Instructions:

  1. Mix 8 cups cold water, 2 cups sugar and 1/2 cup chopped fresh ginger in a pan over medium heat. Stir until all of the sugar is dissolved. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat and simmer for 5 minutes.
  2. Allow to cool completely and then strain. In a large pitcher combine the ginger sugar syrup, 1 1/2 cups fresh lime juice and 4 cups chilled ginger ale.
  3. Serve over ice an garnish with lime slices (optional.)
Nutrition Facts
Sparkling Ginger Limeade
Amount Per Serving
Calories 195
% Daily Value*
Sodium 21mg1%
Potassium 51mg1%
Carbohydrates 50g17%
Sugar 47g52%
Vitamin A 15IU0%
Vitamin C 9.2mg11%
Calcium 14mg1%
Iron 0.4mg2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.