How to Make a Pineapple Ginger Agua Fresca

Agua fresca, a refreshing drink made by blending fresh fruit with water and sugar, is quite popular throughout Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean. Put a new spin on this traditional beverage by adding extra layers of flavor with ingredients such as ginger or mint. Choose a combination you like and make a drink that suits your taste. Bottoms up!

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Add the Ingredients to a Blender

Place the pineapple pieces, peeled ginger, sugar and 1 1/2 cups of water into a blender. Blend everything together until smooth.

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Strain the Contents

Use a fine mesh sieve to strain the mixture into a medium bowl.

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Add Water and Sugar

Add the remaining 2 cups of water, stir and taste. If you prefer a sweeter drink, add more sugar.

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Store in the Refrigerator

Pour the agua fresca into a container, and store in the refrigerator until you're ready to serve.

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Pour on Ice and Serve

Serve over ice and enjoy!

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