Ginger lemon fizz

Prep: 5 mins Cook: 5 mins


500ml syrup
A refreshing alternative to shop-bought soft drinks, perfect for the summer

Nutrition and extra info

Nutrition: per tbsp syrup

  • kcal25
  • fat0g
  • saturates0g
  • carbs6g
  • sugars7g
  • fibre0g
  • protein0g
  • salt0g
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  • 50g fresh root ginger, roughly chopped



    Mainly grown in Jamaica, Africa, India, China and Australia, ginger is the root of the plant. It…

  • 300g caster sugar
  • 2 lemon, sliced, plus extra to serve



    Oval in shape, with a pronouced bulge on one end, lemons are one of the most versatile fruits…

  • sparkling water


  1. Place the ginger, sugar and lemon slices in a pan with 150-200ml water. Bring to the boil, then cook until the sugar dissolves. Take off the heat, leave to cool, then press through a sieve.

  2. To serve, pour into a pitcher and top up with sparkling water and extra lemon slices.

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Comments (12)

the_owen's picture

A bit hit with the family!

bubble3000's picture

Delicious!! i made this last week and everybody loved it, will definately make again. Will probably add more water next time as I only used about 750ml.

silverleaf's picture

delicious and easy. will reduce sugar next time. mixed with apple juice and and elderflower for a change. very useful to keep in fridge and experiment.

lauragail's picture

What sort of strength does this dilute to roughly?

sashbynoe's picture

Great recipe. Very easy to make. Used limes instead of lemons and it was delicious

alissa's picture

I love this recipe. Its so easy and the ginger adds a nice twist. So nice that my sister in law asked to take home the rest of the bottle!

vivhoford's picture

the most popular drink served at the party! prepare in advance and just add sparkling water - great.

takebrokenme's picture

SO simple to make and beautiful to taste. Yum!

juliebird2004's picture

absolutely lovely & so refreshing - big hit with all & so easy to make

susansteer's picture

easy to make very refreshing will make again

hazysummer's picture

Easy and refreshing. Next time I'll up the ginger and reduce the sugar.

angelikamuziol's picture

Very simple to make and tastes delicious! Ideal for a hot summers day.

Questions (2)

rachel-cowie's picture

What is the best sparkling water to cordial ratio for this recipe?

goodfoodteam's picture

Thanks for your question. We really think this is down to personal preference. You could mix up some in a small glass to see what you like then make up a pitcher if serving for a party. Let us know how you get on!

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