This is a delicious drink to serve to guests either hot in the winter or iced in the summer.—Shirley Rutsky, Pittsfield, Pennsylvania
Total TimePrep: 5 min. + chilling
- 1-1/2 cups sugar
- 1/2 cup vinegar
- 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
- 4 quarts water
- Mix the ingredients and chill.
Nutrition Facts1 cup: 73 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 0 sodium, 19g carbohydrate (18g sugars, 0 fiber), 0 protein.
Originally published as Switzel in Country Extra September 1995
Dec 28, 2014
This is a quick and easy version of a New England traditional beverage also known as "switchel." Try substituting molasses for the sugar. Best if left to mellow for a few hours before serving.