Retro summer sodas

Cheat’s ginger ale

This refreshing lemon-ginger mix is the perfect pick-me-up

By , 25 July 2016

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Cheat’s ginger ale
  • 15 Mins

  • Serves: 6

These lively retro soda drinks are bound to put you in a bubbly mood this summer!

Nutritional Info
Each 200ml serving contains
  • Energy

    268KJ

    64KCAL

    3%
  • Fat

    0.0g

    low

    0%
  • Saturates

    0.0g

    low

    0%
  • Sugars

    16.0g

    high

    18%
  • Salt

    0.00g

    low

    0%
of your reference intake.
Typical energy values per 100ml: 134kJ/32kcal.
Ingredients
  • 120g fresh root ginger with skin on
  • 2 lemons
  • 100g soft brown sugar
  • 500ml soda water
  • mint (to serve)
Method
  • Coarsely grate 120g fresh root ginger (skin on) and mix with 1 whole lemon (skin on), chopped, and the juice of another lemon. Whizz in a processor until pulpy.

  • Add 100g soft brown sugar and 250ml soda water. Leave for 10 mins to infuse.

  • Sieve, pressing out the juice. To serve, add ice, more soda water, mint and lemon slices.