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Ginger lemon fizz

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

  • Prep: 5 mins
    Cook: 5 mins
  • 500ml syrup
  • Easy
  • 500ml syrup
  • Easy
  • Calories 25
  • Carbohydrates 6
  • Saturated Fat 0
  • Sugar 7
  • Protein 0
  • Fat 0
  • Fibre 0
  • Salt 0

Nutrition per serving

  • Calories 25
  • Carbohydrates 6
  • Saturated Fat 0
  • Sugar 7
  • Protein 0
  • Fat 0
  • Fibre 0
  • Salt 0

Ingredients

  • 50g fresh root ginger, roughly chopped
  • 300g caster sugar
  • 2 lemons, sliced, plus extra to serve
  • sparkling water

Tip

Tip
You can store the syrup in the fridge for up to 1 week.

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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