Desert Thirst Punch with Red Eye Cubes
Makes 10 servings
|1/4||cup grated fresh ginger|
|Rind of 1 lemon, cut into strips|
|3/4||cup fresh lemon juice (juice of 5 or 6 lemons)|
|7-1/2||cups club soda, chilled|
|Lemon slices for garnish|
|Red Eye Cubes|
- Prepare Red Eye Cubes.
- Combine sugar, water, ginger and lemon rind in medium saucepan. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low; simmer 5 minutes or until sugar dissolves and becomes syrupy. Set aside; cool completely. Stir in lemon juice and chill until serving time.
- Strain 2-1/2 cups lemon juice mixture into 1-quart measuring cup.
- For punch, pour lemon syrup into large bowl. Add club soda; stir briefly. For individual servings, combine 1/4 cup lemon syrup and 3/4 cup club soda. Add 1 or 2 Red Eye Cubes; garnish with lemon slice.
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