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A fresh ginger syrup makes this dessert drink recipe taste like something you could only find at a fancy soda shop. Cool off with this summer drink recipe on the next hot day in your neck of the woods.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens

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Credit: Jason Donnelly

Recipe Summary

prep:
20 mins
chill:
30 mins
cook:
10 mins
total:
1 hr
Servings:
4
Yield:
about 1 cup each
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • For ginger syrup, in a blender combine the water and ginger. Cover and blend until ginger is pureed. Transfer mixture to a small saucepan. Stir in sugar. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer, uncovered, about 10 minutes or until mixture is reduced to 1 cup; cool completely. Chill for at least 30 minutes (up to 1 week).

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  • For each float, pour 1/4 cup of the ginger syrup into a tall glass; add 1 tablespoon of the lime juice and 1 torn mint sprig. To muddle, gently crush mint with the back of a spoon. Add 1/4 cup of the sorbet; slowly fill with club soda. If desired, garnish with lime peel.

Nutrition Facts

183 calories; fat 1g; cholesterol 3mg; saturated fat 1g; carbohydrates 45g; insoluble fiber 1g; sugars 38g; protein 1g; vitamin a 97.2IU; vitamin c 10.6mg; niacin equivalents 0.2mg; folate 4mcg; sodium 43mg; potassium 96mg; calcium 40.4mg; iron 0.5mg.
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