Spring Recipe: Ginger Lemonade
To wrap up our week of delicious spring recipes, we bring you a classic drink with a refreshing twist. Check it out!
There are few things more refreshing than a tall glass of lemonade. But a secret ingredient — ginger — takes this classic drink to a whole new level. Spice up your lemonade with this in-season root and watch as your guests beg for more.
8 cups water
4 cups freshly squeezed lemon juice
1 cups sugar
3/4 cup honey (you can also use agave nectar)
2 lemons, thinly sliced
1/2 cup grated ginger
1 cup crushed ice
- In a saucepan, combine water, sugar, and ginger over medium heat until sugar is dissolved.
- Remove from heat, stir in lemon juice and honey.
- Place in the refrigerator and let cool for about an hour.
- When ready to serve, add ice and garnish with lemon slices.
*If the lemonade is not sweet enough for your taste, add fine sugar to the mixture until your taste is satisfied!
--Ginger Lemonade Recipe by Brittany Johnson. Reprinted with permission.
--Image by istockphoto/MKucova