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Ginger Lemonade

Ginger Lemonade

  • Author: Sonja Overhiser
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 0 minutes
  • Total Time: 15 minutes
  • Yield: 8 drinks 1x


Ginger lemonade is zingy with a spicy kick! This summertime drink is a great way to use fresh ginger root.


  • 1/2 to 3/4 cup fresh ginger root* (3 to 4 ounces)
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar, divided
  • 1/2 cup boiling water
  • 1 cup fresh squeezed lemon juice (4 large lemons)*
  • 4 cups cold water


  1. Wash the ginger, leaving it unpeeled. Slice it into rounds. Add the ginger to a blender with 1/2 cup of the sugar and the boiling water. Blend until it’s fully smooth, about 1 minute. Pass the liquid through a fine mesh strainer into a pitcher.
  2. To the pitcher, add the lemon juice, the cold water, and the remaining 1/4 cup sugar. Stir to combine.
  3. Add 2 handfuls of ice to the pitcher and serve.


*3/4 cup makes a very spicy, forward ginger flavor. Use less if you prefer a milder flavor.

  • Category: Drink
  • Method: No Cook
  • Cuisine: Lemonade
  • Diet: Vegan

Keywords: Ginger lemonade