Homemade Ginger Ale and Its Candy
- 4 mint sprigs
- 1 lime cut in wedges
- 1 quart soda water
- 2 cups water
- 2 cups sugar
- 2 cups ginger slices, peeled (1/8 inch thick)
1. Mix ginger, sugar and water in a saucepan and bring to a slow simmer. Reduce mixture by 50 percent until a syrupy consistency is reached. Keep in mind that the syrup will thicken as it cools. Strain warm syrup. Allow to cool.