Ginger Lemon Strawberry Soda

Ginger Lemon Strawberry Soda

Refreshing Summer drink- Ginger lemon Strawberry soda…

It was one sizzling hot day today, all I wanted was a drink to cool off. I ended up making this incredible ginger lemon soda with strawberries in it.

As soon as I sipped this, it started to rain…what more do I need??? Enjoyed the rain, the drink and I’m all ready to kick off a great week…

Rain kissed

Refreshing Ginger Lemon Strawberry Soda- Summer Drink

Ginger Lemon Soda

Ginger Lemon Strawberry Soda
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Ingredients
To make Ginger-Sugar Syrup
  • Sugar- ½ cup
  • Ginger, grated- 2 inch slice
  • Water- ¾ cup
For making the drink
  • Lemon juice, freshly squeezed - ½ to 1 tbsp/tall glass
  • Ripe Strawberries, halved- 2/tall glass
  • Mint leaves- 4 leaves/tall glass
  • Soda, chilled- as needed
Instructions
  1. Place a saucepan over medium heat, add sugar, grated ginger and water, heat the water and let the sugar dissolve completely.
  2. Remove the pan from the heat and keep covered for 15 minutes.
  3. Strain the syrup into a bowl through a sieve, press the ginger using the back of a spoon to release all the juice in it.
  4. Place the bowl in the refrigerator, let chill well for 30 minutes to 1 hour.
  5. Half the strawberries, make sure to use ripe strawberries.
  6. Into a tall glass, add 2 halved strawberries.
  7. Mash the strawberries slightly using a spoon to release the juice.
  8. Pour 3 tbsp of chilled ginger syrup.
  9. Add ½ to 1 tbsp of freshly squeezed lemon juice.
  10. Add fresh mint leaves.
  11. Add chilled soda and stir well.
  12. Serve immediately. You could even add some ice cubes.
Notes
You could even use peach, orange, kiwi, watermelon etc instead of strawberries.

 

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