Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 10 mins

Love tea and love lemonade! This combines the two with ginger, another favorite! Recipe courtesy Giada De Laurentiis Show: Giada at Home, Episode: Dig in for a Cause

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a small saucepan, bring the water to a boil over high heat. Remove the pan from the heat and add the tea bags. Stir and allow the mixture to cool to room temperature, about 20 minutes. Remove the tea bags and discard. Add the Ginger Simple Syrup, lemon juice, and sparkling water.
  2. Put the ice in a large pitcher. Pour the lemonade mixture over the ice. Garnish with lemon slices and serve.
  3. To make Ginger Simple Syrup:.
  4. In a small saucepan, over medium heat, combine the sugar, water and ginger. Bring to a boil, reduce the heat, and simmer stirring occasionally, until the sugar has dissolved, about 5 minutes. Remove the pan from the heat and allow the syrup to cool, about 20 minutes. Strain before using.
  5. Yield: 1 1/3cups.


Most Helpful

This was a wonderful, refreshing change of pace with lots of great flavors. I love ginger and lemon, which complement each other perfectly. Adding them to iced tea seems pure genius! Thanks for sharing.

JackieOhNo! July 05, 2012

this is refreshing and is going to be in my drink rotation. i cant drink soda so much any more and this gives me that soday feel in the mouth with alot of the caloies since i can put in the amount of syrup i wish

Dienia B. June 26, 2012

Lots of good flavors here! Ginger and lemon are so good together and the tea is a bonus. Very refreshing!

Outta Here May 10, 2012

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