Lemon Ginger Simple Syrup Recipe | Garden Inspired Recipe

Simple syrups are one of our favorite ways to add flavor to your life. Whether you’re looking to add interest to a cocktail, sparkling water, or healthy tisane, this lemon ginger simple syrup is the perfect choice to get a touch of herbaceous, sweet flavor.

Psst! This syrup works just as well over sweet desserts. Drizzle over cakes, scones, fresh fruit, and more.

Lemon Ginger Simple Syrup

Recipe by GardenuityCourse: DrinksDifficulty: Easy


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Ginger, lemon, and the slightest bit of sugar makes this a tasty and herbaceous simple syrup. Perfect for adding to cocktails, teas, or cakes.


  • ½ cup sugar

  • ½ cup water

  • ½ cup lemon juice

  • 2 Tbsp ginger, peeled and chopped


  • Add all ingredients to a large pot and bring to a boil on medium-high heat.
  • Reduce heat to a simmer. Let simmer for 7 minutes, stirring often.
  • Strain into a container. Discard ginger root.
  • Store in the fridge for up to 6 months.
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