Gingered Fresh Hot Lemonade Recipe

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Best with Sunkist® Lemons
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A warming new twist on an old-fashioned favorite. Gingered Fresh Hot Lemonade uses crystallized ginger to give it that delicious zip.


  • 4 1/2 cups water
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup crystallized ginger cut into thin strips
  • 2 strips (about 3 inches each) Sunkist® lemon peel (removed with vegetable parer)
  • 1 1/4 cups fresh squeezed lemon juice (about 7 to 8 Sunkist® lemons)
  • Spirals of Sunkist® fresh lemon peel or lemon cartwheel slices for garnish

Instructions: (Makes 6 servings)

  • In large saucepan, bring 1 cup water, sugar, ginger and lemon peel to boil.
  • Reduce heat and briskly simmer for 15 minutes.
  • Add 3-5 cups additional water and lemon juice; heat.
  • Remove and discard lemon peel.
  • Serve in mugs with spiral of lemon peel or 1 or 2 lemon slices.

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