Recipes and Cooking Ginger Cider Spritzer 3.0 (3) Club soda adds a refreshing amount of fizz to this sparkling cider. You won't feel like you're missing a thing by drinking this non-alcoholic punch once you add a splash of the simple homemade ginger syrup. This party drink is perfect for all ages! By Diane Morgan Diane Morgan Website Diane Morgan has nearly four decades of experience working in the food industry. Altogether, she has published 18 different cookbooks. Her vegetarian cookbook, Roots: The Definitive Compendium with More Than 225 Recipes, won her a James Beard award as well as an award from the International Association of Culinary Professionals in 2013. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Published on August 1, 2013 Print Rate It Share Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Andy Lyons Prep Time: 30 mins Cook Time: 5 mins Cool Time: 30 mins Total Time: 65 mins Yield: 1 1/2 cups/360 ml Ginger Syrup, enough syrup for 12 drinks Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients 2 tablespoon Ginger Syrup ¼ cup Apple cider, chilled ½ cup club soda, chilled Ginger Syrup ½ cup grated fresh ginger (55 g) 1 cup packed brown sugar (200 g) 1 cup water (240 ml) Directions For each spritzer, to a 16-0z. ice-filled glass add Ginger Syrup, apple cider, and club soda. Stir to combine. Serve immediately. To make the ginger syrup, in a small saucepan, combine the ginger, brown sugar and water and bring to a boil over high heat, stirring constantly until the sugar dissolves. Reduce the heat and simmer for 5 minutes to completely dissolve the sugar and infuse the syrup. Remove from the heat and let the ginger steep in the syrup until cool, about 30 minutes. Strain the syrup through a fine-mesh sieve placed over a container with a tight-fitting lid and then cover and refrigerate until well chilled. (The syrup will keep in the refrigerator for up to 2 weeks.) To Serve Warm: Omit the ice. Substitute water for the club soda and heat mixture in a saucepan until warmed through. Rate it Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 100 Calories 25g Carbs Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Calories 100 % Daily Value * Sodium 37mg 2% Total Carbohydrate 25g 9% Total Sugars 24g Calcium 22mg 2% Iron 0.2mg 1% Potassium 97mg 2% *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.