Sparkling Ginger Lemonade- Jazzin It Up with J9 (Guest Post)

Jazzin it Up with J9 – Post 3

Our AC is broken…so we are trying to beat the heat in anyway possible.
That’s where this AMAZING Sparkling Ginger Lemonade comes in. I saw this recipe on Pinterest…of course…
and I decided to give it a go!

The pin originally came from The Tasty Bite Blog
Also, you can follow me on Pinterest and see if you can guess what my next guest post will be.

Sparkling Ginger LemonadeImage
(yields about one cup of ginger-lemon flavored syrup)Image

  • ½ cup sugar
  • ½ cup water
  • 2-in piece fresh ginger, peeled and sliced thinly
  • ½ cup fresh lemon juice
  • Sparkling water

In a saucepan, combine sugar, water, and ginger. Bring to a boil over medium heat, stirring occasionally until the sugar dissolves.Image Remove from heat and let the mixture cool to room temperature. Stir in lemon juice. Pour the mixture through a sieve and store in a clean jar with a tight lid. Store in the fridge for up to one month.Image
To serve, mix syrup (depends on how tart/strong you like your lemonade) with ice cubes and sparkling water.

Things to Consider and Ways to JAZZ it UP:

  • Use fresh ginger and fresh lemon juice. It will really make a difference.
  • Jazz it up by adding a splash or more of vodka!Image
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