Ginger lime fizz

    1 hour

    Ginger and lime combine for a cordial that's incomparably refreshing on a summer's day. Why not double the recipe to have extra cordial to hand whenever you want it?


    Hertfordshire, England, UK
    4 people made this

    Serves: 6 

    • 75g (2 1/2 oz) ginger, peeled and finely sliced
    • 4 to 5 limes, 2 zested, rest squeezed to give 200ml (7 fl oz) juice
    • 200g (7 oz) caster sugar
    • 600ml (1 pt) water
    • To serve
    • small bunch mint
    • ice cubes
    • 2L bottle sparkling water, chilled
    • extra lime slices

    Prep:10min  ›  Cook:25min  ›  Extra time:25min chilling  ›  Ready in:1hr 

    1. Put the ginger, lime zest and caster sugar in a pan with 600ml (1 pt) water. Bring to the boil, then reduce the heat and simmer for 20 minutes, until syrupy. Stir in the lime juice, then strain the liquid through a sieve into a sterilized bottle and leave to cool. Chill until needed.
    2. To serve, pour a little cordial into a glass, then add a handful of ice cubes, a sprig of mint and top up with sparkling water.

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    my whole family loved this! no tweeks at all refreshing lime with ginger kick and just sweet enough x  -  01 Jun 2014