• prep: 10 min
  • cook: 3 hr
  • total: 3 hr 10 min
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  • Summary

    Carefully simmering fresh ginger in water for a good, long while is the key to deep, rounded flavor. Once you have the ginger syrup on hand, a hankering for ginger ale can be satisfied practically instantly (the drink's trademark fizz comes from seltzer). For a more traditional take on this zingy cooler, check out the recipe for Homemade Ginger Beer

    Ingredients

    • 1 1/2 cups chopped peeled ginger (7 ounces)
    • 2 cups water
    • 3/4 cup sugar
    • About 1 quart chilled seltzer or club soda
    • About 3 tablespoons fresh lime juice

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    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 1
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 678 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 21 g 32.12%
    • Saturated Fat: 2 g 10.8%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 0 mg 0%
    • Sodium: 645 mg 26.89%
    • Calcium: 131 mg 13.1%
    • Potassium: 818 mg 23.36%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 5 mg 28.72%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 136 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 3 g 12.6%
    • Sugar: 109 g
    • Protein: 4 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Vitamin A 0.53%
    • Vitamin C 22.7%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat4
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs7
    • Exchange - Starch1
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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