Ginger Cordial

Use this delicious syrup to flavor all kinds of drinks, including lemonade and tea. To make a simple soda, put a half cup of cordial in a tall glass and fill it with one cup of sparkling water.

Ginger Cordial Ginger Cordial
Use this delicious syrup to flavor all kinds of drinks, including lemonade and tea. To make a simple soda, put a half cup of cordial in a tall glass and fill it with one cup of sparkling water.
Yield: makes 3 Cups

Ingredients

  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1 (4") piece of ginger, peeled and chopped
  • Peel of 1 lemon
  • 1 cup fresh lemon juice

Instructions

  1. In a 2-qt. saucepan, combine sugar, ginger, lemon peel, and 1 cup water. Bring to a boil, stirring occasionally, and cook until sugar is dissolved, about 5 minutes. Add lemon juice and boil 1 minute more. Remove pan from heat. Set a fine mesh sieve over a large measuring cup. Strain liquid and transfer to a bottle. Keeps refrigerated for up to 3 weeks.