Shogayu - Hot Ginger Drink

"A Japanese cold remedy drink."
photo by Boomette photo by Boomette
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Ready In:
1 cup




  • Use fresh ginger root to make shogayu.
  • Mix the ginger with sugar.
  • Pour the hot water and stir.

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  1. UmmBinat
    Nice and spicy ginger taste. I made this healthier using creamed honey rather than sugar. Hoping to help my tummy feel calmed. Made for ZWT6 Asian region, for my team The Ya Ya Cookerhood.
  2. Debbwl
    Very nice! Tasty and a great home cure for everything from a sore throat to an upset stomach (fresh ginger is said to be very good for both nausea and general upset stomachs). Thanks so much for the great post.
  3. Boomette
    It's very good. I don't have a sorethroat but my nose is runny. It helped a lot. Thanks Littlemafia :) Made for 123 hit wonders
  4. Sharon123
    I love this drink! I have had it the evening and morning, both great! I will have this often, it's so easy to make and so warming! Thanks! Made for PRMR game.
  5. januarybride
    Great stuff. The ginger gives it great flavor, soothes the throat and loosens secretions in the sinuses. Fast, easy, and I always have the ingredients on hand. Will definitely make this again. THANKS. Made for Photo Tag.


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