Ginger lemon fizz

Ginger lemon fizz

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Prep: 5 mins Cook: 5 mins

Easy

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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Ingredients

  • 50g fresh root ginger, roughly chopped
    Ginger

    Ginger

    jin-jer

    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
    Lemon

    Lemon

    le-mon

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

  • sparkling water

Method

  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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Dimitta
6th Jan, 2017
Fantastic drink. I add 1 lime to the mix and I keep it for a bit longer so that it becomes more syrup-y and its amazing. Even now in the winter we love it :)
the_owen
28th May, 2013
5.05
A bit hit with the family!
bubble3000
13th Sep, 2012
5.05
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
26th Aug, 2012
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
24th Jul, 2012
What sort of strength does this dilute to roughly?
sashbynoe
29th Oct, 2011
5.05
Great recipe. Very easy to make. Used limes instead of lemons and it was delicious
alissa
27th Jun, 2011
5.05
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
18th Jun, 2011
5.05
the most popular drink served at the party! prepare in advance and just add sparkling water - great.
takebrokenme
26th May, 2011
5.05
SO simple to make and beautiful to taste. Yum!
juliebird2004
3rd Jul, 2010
5.05
absolutely lovely & so refreshing - big hit with all & so easy to make

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rachel-cowie
10th Jul, 2016
What is the best sparkling water to cordial ratio for this recipe?
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goodfoodteam
9th Aug, 2016
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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