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
227
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.

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.

Nutritional Facts

Sugar
32g
N/A
Protein
0.1g
0.2%
Carbs
33g
11%
Vitamin C
0.3mg
0.5%
Calcium
6mg
1%
Fiber
0.1g
0.5%
Folate (food)
0.7µg
N/A
Folate equivalent (total)
0.7µg
0.2%
Iron
1mg
6%
Magnesium
6mg
1%
Phosphorus
4mg
1%
Potassium
43mg
1%
Sodium
22mg
1%
Sugars, added
21g
N/A
Zinc
0.1mg
0.7%