Ginger Lemon Strawberry Soda
 
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Recipe type: Drinks
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.
Recipe by Cooking with Thas - Healthy Recipes, Instant pot, Videos by Thasneen at https://www.thasneen.com/cooking/ginger-lemon-strawberry-soda/