Pioneer Switchel Recipe

Make this simple but refreshing switchel to keep hydrated on a warm day!

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Ingredients

  • 2 quarts hot water
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cups molasses
  • 1/2 cup vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger

Directions

  • Combine all ingredients and stir to dissolve sugar and molasses. Allow to cool. Serve cold.
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This recipe is reprinted with permission from The Pioneer Village Cookbook by Ann Chandonnet (Native Ground Books, 2010). Yields 9 cups.