Recipe courtesy Giada De Laurentiis
Show: Giada at HomeEpisode: Dig in for a Cause
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black tea bags, preferably English breakfast tea
cups Ginger Simple Syrup, recipe follows
cup fresh lemon juice, from about 3 lemons
cup sparkling water or club soda, chilled
Lemon slices, for garnish, optional
In a small saucepan, bring the water to a boil over high heat. Remove the pan from the heat and add the tea bags. Stir and allow the mixture to cool to room temperature, about 20 minutes. Remove the tea bags and discard. Add the Ginger Simple Syrup, lemon juice, and sparkling water.
Ginger Simple Syrup:
cup granulated sugar
(2-inch) piece fresh ginger, peeled and chopped
In a small saucepan, over medium heat, combine the sugar, water and ginger. Bring to a boil, reduce the heat, and simmer stirring occasionally, until the sugar has dissolved, about 5 minutes. Remove the pan from the heat and allow the syrup to cool, about 20 minutes. Strain before using.
Yield: 1 1/3cups
Put the ice in a large pitcher. Pour the lemonade mixture over the ice. Garnish with lemon slices and serve.