ginger ale!

Ahhh, an ice cold drink, not too sweet, with a bit of zip — that’ ginger ale! And the homemade stuff is truly awesome! And, since it’s your own, you may make it as sweet as you like.

If you have a soda stream machine, you can use that to make the sparkling water, or use club soda. Here’s how to do it:


Almost Instant Ginger Ale

Course Drinks
Cuisine American
Author Carol Dearth


  • 1 teaspoon freshly grated ginger
  • 2 to 4 tablespoons simple syrup
  • Ice cold sparkling water


  1. Place ginger in the bottom of a tall glass. Top off with simple syrup and ice, then SLOWLY add the sparkling water, as it will fizz up.

Recipe Notes

Makes one serving.

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