Ginger Lemonade

Ingredients To make a whole batch.

1 pound unpeeled ginger, cut into 1/2-inch-thick slices(For an even more potent hit of ginger, use an additional 1/4 to 1/2 pound.)
2 cups sugar
2 cups water
2 cups freshly squeezed lemon juice (about 14 lemons)
Ice cubes
Fresh mint, for garnish


In a medium saucepan, combine ginger, sugar, and water. Bring to a boil. Cover, reduce to low, and simmer 30 minutes. Uncover and allow to cool to room temperature.

Strain ginger syrup into refrigerator container. Stir in lemon juice and chill.

Serve chilled ginger lemonade over ice cubes with fresh mint.

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