Retro summer sodas

Cheat’s ginger ale

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

By , 25 July 2016
Cheat’s ginger ale
  • Ready in: 15 mins
  • Serves: 6
  • Price: 22p per serving

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 low
    0.0g
    0%
  • Saturates low
    0.0g
    0%
  • Sugars high
    16.0g
    18%
  • Salt low
    0.00g
    0%
of your reference intake.
Typical energy values per 100g: 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.