Jamaican style ginger beer

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  1. coolj

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    Does anyone have a recipe for sugar free ginger beer ?, or one that uses splenda instead of sugar ?.
     
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    Thanks Beaches, just one thing, does the water have to be warm or boiling, or can it be cold ?.
     
  4. mezzaluna

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    I used to make ginger tea by simmering sliced ginger in water with lemon peel and a cinnamon stick. At that time I was eating sugar, so I used dark brown sugar to sweeten it. I bet that, if you made it very strong and sweetened it with Splenda, you could add it to sparkling water for a nice beverage. Whether or not that qualifies as "ginger beer", I couldn't say. But I bet it'd be great! (Too bad I can't drink it anymore- that much ginger is too irritating for my stomach). Let us know what you try and how it comes out!
     
  5. coolj

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    I tried your recipe Beaches, it's so easy and so good. Thanks again.
     
  6. kimmie

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    CoolJ,

    What did you use for sweetener finally? Sugar or Splenda?

    :rolleyes:
     
  7. coolj

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    Well, since I only sweetened enough for just one glass, I used sugar. I'm not diabetic, my mom is, that's whay I'm looking for sugar free stuff.
     
  8. kimmie

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    Thanks coolJ.

    :D