Homemade Ginger Ale

READY IN: 30mins
Recipe by byZula

Taken from Home Cooking magazine issue July/August 2005.

Top Review by JeanSgt

Yum! I made a huge batch, and instead of peeling the ginger, I scrubbed it really well, cut off any questionable looking bits, and then ran it through the food processor to slice it. After I poured off most of they syrup, I continued to carefully cook the ginger in order to candy it (you can also use a dehydrator. I like eating the candied ginger by itself and I'll use some in making ginger cookies. Offered it at a party for something to stir into sparkling water, and it was a big hit.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine sugar, water and gingerroot in a medium saucepan; bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer until mixture has reduced slightly.
  2. Strain gingerroot from syrup.
  3. To make ginger ale, combine 2 tablespoons syrup with club soda. Pour over ice and serve with a squeeze of lime wedge. Store syrup in the refrigerator for several weeks.

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