Thursday, December 8, 2011

Time To Make Ginger Beer For The Christmas Holidays !

Today I made the ginger beer plant up which you leave for 3 days then you start feeding it ginger and sugar for a week then you make up your ginger beer !
Recipe for the ginger beer plant !
Put into a screw top jar
1/2 cup lemon juice + 2 teaspoons lemon pulp.
8-10 sultanas
2 cups cold water
2 teaspoons powdered ginger
4 teaspoons sugar
Now leave for 3 days then feed  4 teaspoons sugar and two teaspoons ginger every day for one week !
Here is the link to my recipe to make up the ginger beer on a blog post from last year. My Ginger Beer Recipe I really hope you give it a try it's so easy and so delicious, every one loves it and best of all you know exactly what's in it. Good old fashion ginger beer just like my nanna used to make, so there won't be any nasty colours, flavours or preservatives, how good is that.


  1. Homemade ginger beer is awesome! Thanks for reminding to start my plant up.

  2. Thanks for this! I'm printing it off and seeing if I can find the things I need to do this with the kids this Christmas. Do you know if this still works with regular white sugar? I see you use raw sugar, and I read somewhere that white sugar doesn't ferment properly. Do you know? Thanks!!!!

  3. Natalia... I used to always use raw sugar, because I thought it was healthier, but it's not.(its just course sugar coated in molases) This time I'm using white sugar, years ago we used white sugar and my nanna used white sugar because that's all that was available, her ginger beer was lovely. Happy ginger beer making & drinking of course :):)Please don't use glass bottles,they are way to dangerous ...

  4. Thank you, that's great to know! Now have to find some plastic bottles, we don't used many of those!