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Ginger Cinnamon Lemonade

Spice Islands®

Ginger Cinnamon Lemonade


  • Prep Time: 30 minutes
  • Total Time: 1 hour

2 quarts


1 thinly sliced lemon

1-1/2 cups sugar

1 tablespoon finely chopped Spice Islands® Crystallized Ginger

1 broken up Spice Islands® Cinnamon Sticks

2 cups fresh lemon juice (about 8 to 9 lemons)

7 cups water


Place sliced lemon and 1-1/2 cups sugar in a large mixing bowl or sturdy, gallon pitcher. Mash together with a coffee mug or wooden spoon. Stir in crystalized ginger and broken cinnamon stick. Set aside.

Juice lemons; add to muddled sugar. Pour in water.
Stir and let sit 30 minutes for spiced flavor to develop. Strain into a 2-quart pitcher. Chill until ready to serve.

Optional:  Pour a little vodka into a chilled glass with ice. Top with lemonade.  Serve immediately.


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