This nonalcoholic drink is a favourite of the Caribbean, where each cook seems to have his or her own recipe. This one, inspired by a recipe from A Taste of the Tropics (Ten Speed, 1991) by Jay Solomon, is sweet with a spicy, slightly effervescent bite. It's deliciously refreshing served over ice.
- Portion size 4 servings
- Credits : Canadian Living Magazine: November 2006
In large heatproof bowl, mix together sugar, ginger and lime juice; pour in boiling water, stirring until sugar dissolves. Let cool to lukewarm (about 100°F/38 °C), about 20 minutes.
Meanwhile, in small bowl, mix yeast with 1/2 cup (125 mL) warm water; let stand until frothy, about 10 minutes. Stir into ginger mixture.
Cover and let stand at room temperature for 24 hours. Strain through cheesecloth-lined strainer into airtight jar. Seal and refrigerate for up to 2 days.
Nutritional facts <b>Per serving:</b> about
- Sodium 10 mg
- Protein 1 g
- Calories 311.0
- Total fat trace
- Cholesterol 0 mg
- Saturated fat trace
- Total carbohydrate 80 g
- Iron 2.0
- Folate 7.0
- Calcium 1.0
- Vitamin C 3.0