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Summertime Cooler

 Summertime Cooler
When the mercury rises, this pick-me-up punch will cool you down in no time. The pairing of ginger and lemon flavors makes for a perfect marriage. —Country Woman Test Kitchen, Greendale, Wisconsin
4 ServingsPrep: 10 min. + chilling


  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 4 cups cold water
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon minced fresh gingerroot
  • 1/2 teaspoon cider vinegar


  • In a 1-1/2-qt. pitcher, combine all ingredients; chill. Stir before
  • serving. Yield: 4 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 cup equals 99 calories, trace fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, trace sodium, 26 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, trace protein. Diabetic Exchange: 1-1/2 starch.