Hot and Sweet Ginger Drink


This old Chinese ginger drink recipe is deceptively simple but addictive. Great substitute for hot spiced apple cider during the holidays. Warms the soul on a cold winter's evening!

Prep Time:
5 mins
Cook Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
15 mins
4 cups


  • 5 cups water

  • ¼ cup sliced fresh ginger

  • 1 cup packed brown sugar

  • 1 tablespoon honey


  1. Bring water and ginger to a boil in a saucepan. Reduce heat to medium-low and simmer for 5 minutes.

  2. Stir in brown sugar and honey until sugar has dissolved. Strain out ginger to serve.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

229 Calories
59g Carbs
0g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 229
% Daily Value *
Sodium 16mg 1%
Total Carbohydrate 59g 22%
Dietary Fiber 0g 0%
Total Sugars 58g
Protein 0g
Vitamin C 0mg 2%
Calcium 47mg 4%
Iron 0mg 2%
Potassium 99mg 2%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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