Orange Honey Ginger Ale

Mmakes about a quart of syrup

recipe from the Homemade Soda Cookbook

  • 1 quart water
  •  2 1/4 cups sugar
  • 3/4 cup mild honey, such as orange blossom
  • 3 oz. fresh ginger, peeled & grated (about 1/2 cup)
  • juice of 1 orange

Combine the water, sugar, honey, ginger and orange juice in a large saucepan, and stir to combine. Bring to a simmer over medium heat, stirring occasionally until the sugar dissolves, then let simmer, uncovered for 30 minutes. Remove from the heat, let cool for 30 minutes, and strain out the solids.

To make Orange Honey Ginger Ale:

  • 3-4 tablespoons orange honey ginger syrup
  • 1 tablespoon orange juice
  • 1 1/2 cups seltzer

Pour the syrup and juice in a tall glass filled with ice. Add the seltzer and stir until blended.

(this syrup can be stored in the refrigerator for up to 2 months)