Iced golden ginger drink. Refreshing and slightly spicy.
The iced golden ginger drink is a refreshing drink ideal for hot weather and with a spicy flavor pleasing to the palate. Its bright golden color captivates along with its delicious taste.
What is an Iced Golden Ginger Drink?
The iced golden ginger drink is bright yellow as color, the result of mixing ginger with Curcuma. It only requires ginger, Curcuma, water, ice, and some sweetener. We can also use other ingredients and enjoy them at any time. Although it’s ideal for those hot summer days, it’s a concoction based mainly on spices.
Ginger is versatile
Ginger is widely used in the cuisine of Arab countries, India, and China. This spice is essential in hot or cold dishes. It can be used young or ripe, sliced, shredded, or grated. It is an obligatory companion for the tables of those who value its importance as a food source.
Ginger as a dessert surprises many. And for such reason, it is often used in cookies, chocolates, cakes. This candied spice is a delicacy that Europeans love. And as a central ingredient of the iced golden ginger drink is a delight that combines aromas, colors, and flavors.
Ginger. The protagonist of the Iced golden ginger drink.
Ginger is a plant part of the Zingiberaceae family characterized by its imposing aroma and spicy flavor. The plant can be up to 90 cm high. Its leaves are long, measuring up to 20 cm. It flourishes in tropical regions around the world. The most valued variety comes from India, China, Australia, Jamaica, and Peru. It is a caffeine-free beverage.
What flavors predominate in the Iced golden ginger drink?
This ginger drink is a beverage with a moderate sweetness but an earthy flavor due to the ginger, Curcuma, and other spices that you can add according to taste.
The presence of vegetable or animal milk gives it that creamy texture, that refreshing and relaxing smell offered by the spices. The addition of citrus fruits gives it a unique tropical flavor. It is characterized by its delicately sweet taste with a touch of spice. Ideal for those who like exotic drinks.
We show you the nutritional value of this drink in its simplest presentation. All you need is water, ice, sugar, ginger, and Curcuma to prepare it. You can incorporate into the organism fiber and amino acids if you ingest a glass daily. In addition to these elements, we also find ascorbic, linoleic, alpha-linolenic acids. It is rich in vitamins B and C. You can also find Calcium and phosphorus in this drink.
The complete Nutrition Facts for Iced golden ginger drink are as follows:
200 calories per day are taken as a reference value.
- Calories 140 (586 kJ)
- Total Fat 5 g 8%
- Saturated Fat 4.5 g 23%
- Trans Fat 0 g
- Cholesterol 0 mg 0% Sodium
- Sodium 120 mg 5% Sodium
- Total Carbohydrates 22 g 7%
- Dietary Fiber. 0 g 0%
- Sugars 19 g
- Protein 1 g
- Caffeine 0 mg
What ingredients can we use to make our Iced Golden Ginger Drink?
You can use different ingredients to achieve the Iced golden ginger drink flavor, like milk and some fruits. You can even add a touch of cloves, vanilla, honey, and spices. But of course, you must use ginger and Curcuma.
If you are going to put milk in your Iced golden ginger drink, you must learn how to prepare it. That is why we show you in the following lines how to do it.
Something you must learn is how to prepare the golden milk!
- Some sweetener or sugar.
- Vegetable milk
- Spice of your preference
Add 1/4 or 1/2 teaspoon of ground ginger in a cup of milk (vegetable or animal) and a pinch of Curcuma. Sugar or sweetener goes very well with this drink, but it can be omitted if you wish. The use of black pepper will enhance the flavors. Its use is not mandatory. This preparation combines very well with any spice: cloves, cinnamon, vanilla; a touch is enough. Heat or microwave the mixture for a few minutes until it boils.
Stir all the ingredients and let it cool. Then take it to the refrigerator, and when it is cold, you can enjoy your Iced golden ginger drink, with or without ice.
Iced Golden Ginger Drink recipes to prepare at home
Iced Golden Ginger drink with citrus fruits.
- 2 teaspoons ground ginger.
- 1/4 of pineapple, lemon, orpassion fruit juice.
- A pinch of Curcuma.
- 1 cup of coconut milk.
- Sugar to taste.
- Ice cubes.
Prepare the syrup with sugar. Mix the citrus fruit juice of your choice (pineapple) with water and ginger in a large glass. Take it to the microwave for 5 minutes, until the mixture boils, cool it, and take it to the refrigerator. When ready to drink, add the coconut milk and syrup. Then put the mix in a shaker and shake vigorously.
Add ice to a large glass and then pour the drink over it. ! And enjoy!
Iced Golden Ginger Drink with almond milk
- 2 cups of almond milk.
- 2-3 tablespoons maple syrup or honey (to taste).
- 1/4 of ground ginger.
- 1 tablespoon ginger.
- 1 teaspoon ground turmeric (to taste).
- 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon.
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract.
- A pinch of black pepper.
- Pinch of ground cloves, cardamom, and/or nutmeg. (Optional).
Put the almond milk in a small saucepan over medium heat until it begins to boil. It is necessary to introduce the rest of the ingredients and stir until everything is combined. Sweeten according to taste. Wait until it cools down, add the ice, and you’ll have a special drink for those people who do not consume animal food.
Diverse alternatives with Iced Golden Ginger Drink
We have seen that the combinations you can create for your Iced golden ginger drink are really varied and unthinkable. All you have to do is select the milk of your choice, the spices you like, and prepare your creamy cold ginger drink. It’s refreshing, comforting, sweet, spicy, tasty, creamy, original, and cold; tropical flavors characterize it when you add citric fruit syrup.