The Candied Ginger Recipe

The Candied Ginger Recipe
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Spicy and sweet, this drink brings as much reckoning as it does legs to the dance floor. The Candied Ginger is delicious, and with the right soundtrack, encourages even your great-aunt Mildred to the dance floor in time for the Bus Stop. Don’t let her down! Consider this cocktail as your wedding's signature drink.

1
Servings
220
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 1 ounce gin
  • 1 tablespoon fresh ginger, sliced
  • 1 ounce simple syrup
  • 2 ounces ginger ale
  • ½ ounce creme de menthe

Directions

Combine ingredients in a rocks glass and stir gently to combine.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
2g
3%
Sugar
6g
7%
Carbohydrate, by difference
29g
22%
Protein
2g
4%
Vitamin A, RAE
40µg
6%
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
3mg
4%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
62µg
69%
Calcium, Ca
38mg
4%
Choline, total
2mg
0%
Fiber, total dietary
2g
8%
Folate, total
10µg
3%
Iron, Fe
1mg
6%
Magnesium, Mg
30mg
9%
Niacin
1mg
7%
Phosphorus, P
60mg
9%
Riboflavin
1mg
91%
Selenium, Se
3µg
5%
Sodium, Na
10mg
1%
Thiamin
1mg
91%
Water
81g
3%
Zinc, Zn
1mg
13%

Ginger Shopping Tip

Staples of Asian cuisine such as ginger, daikon, rice vinegar, and spicy chile sauces like Sriracha add bright, fresh flavors without lots of fuss.

Ginger Cooking Tip

Sriracha has good heat but also has flavor - its mild sweetness comes from sun-ripened chile peppers as well as sugar and garlic.

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