Homemade Ginger Syrup

Ginger has so many positive qualities! It is one of the most famous spices of the Orient and it’s a key ingredient in many Asian dishes and desserts.

Ginger has an aromatic, pungent, and spicy taste and works wonders for our health. In your daily diet, it energizes, stimulates digestion, serves as a remedy for colds and nausea, and boosts immunity.

It is finally warm, sunny, early summer—just the time for the coolest of lemonades flavored with this homemade ginger syrup. This ginger syrup is extremely easy to prepare and will always be in my pantry from now on!


Homemade Ginger Syrup

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This tangy, pungent ginger simple syrup is great for adding extra flavor to cool summer lemonades and cocktails.

Course DrinksCuisine International

Prep Time 10 minutes Cook Time 1 hour Total Time 1 hour 10 minutes

Servings 1 bottle

Author Diana Oana


  • 200 g ginger root
  • 250 g granulated sugar
  • 1 lime
  • 1 l water

Metric – US Customary


  • Wash the ginger root thoroughly under cold running water, then slice it thinly. For a more intense flavor and color do not peel it.
  • Put all the ingredients in a saucepan and cook over low to medium heat for an hour.
  • Strain the syrup (about half a liter or about 2 cups) through gauze and store it in a tightly sealed bottle. It will keep in the fridge for up to two months.
  • For flavoring classic lemonade, mix one spoonful of syrup for every 200 ml (~1 cup) of lemonade and add some fresh mint leaves. Ginger gives the lemonade a very special flavor!


Concentrated Ginger Syrup

Concentrated Ginger Syrup

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