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This ginger punch is flavored with lemon juice and sweetened with honey and molasses for a refreshing drink that quenches even the fiercest summer thirst.

Source: EatingWell Magazine, July/August 2008

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Recipe Summary

total:
2 hrs 30 mins
Servings:
8
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Combine 3 cups water with ginger in a small saucepan. Bring to a boil over medium-high heat. Boil for 2 minutes. Remove from the heat, cover and let infuse for 15 minutes.

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  • Strain the ginger-infused water into a pitcher, pressing on the ginger solids to extract all the liquid. Add honey (or maple syrup) and molasses; stir until dissolved. Stir in lemon juice, vinegar and the remaining 6 cups water. Chill until very cold, at least 2 hours or overnight.

  • Stir the punch and serve in tall glasses over ice cubes. Garnish with berries, mint sprigs or lemon slices, if desired.

Tips

Make Ahead Tip: Cover and refrigerate for up to 2 days.

Nutrition Facts

72 calories; protein 0.2g; carbohydrates 19.2g; dietary fiber 0.2g; sugars 16.7g; fat 0.1g; vitamin a iu 1.4IU; vitamin c 9.1mg; folate 5.1mcg; calcium 31mg; iron 0.6mg; magnesium 29.7mg; potassium 190.5mg; sodium 12.7mg.

1 carbohydrate

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