Ginger lemon fizz

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

  • Prep:5 mins
    Cook:5 mins
  • Serves 500ml syrup
  • Easy

Nutrition per serving

  • kcal 25
  • fat 0g
  • saturates 0g
  • carbs 6g
  • sugars 7g
  • fibre 0g
  • protein 0g
  • salt 0g


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


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


  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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