Ginger: Christmas Special: How to Make Classic Ginger Ale at Home
What is ginger ale?
Ginger Ale is a carbonated drink made from ginger root mixed with a sweetener. This drink is traditionally made by fermenting ginger root and sweetener. However, commercial Ginger Ale is made by adding fructose and additives to add great taste. You can prepare this drink at home without any additives by following a simple recipe given below.
How to make Ginger Ale at home?
To start this easy recipe, take a saucepan and add 2 cups of water. Once the water begins to boil, add 1 cup of peeled and grated ginger. Simmer the mixture. Turn off the heat and keep it aside for 30 minutes.
Next, prepare the sugar syrup by adding 1 cup of brown / granulated sugar to a saucepan with 1 cup of water. Once the syrup is prepared, let it cool.
Meanwhile, strain the ginger juice, pour it into a large glass pitcher, add the sugar syrup with the crushed mint leaves, 2 teaspoons of lemon juice and Â½ cup of soda. Mix everything well.
Serve it with crushed ice and cinnamon stick, enjoy!