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Ginger fizz

Australian Gourmet Traveller recipe for ginger fizz.

By Emma Knowles
  • 10 mins preparation plus chilling
  • Serves 6
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Ginger fizz


  • 330 gm caster sugar
  • 50 gm ginger, finely grated
  • Juice of 1 lime
  • 1 bottle sparkling wine or Champagne, chilled
  • To serve: mint sprigs


  • 1
    Stir sugar and 250ml water in a saucepan over medium-high heat until sugar dissolves, bring to the boil and cook until a light syrup forms (3-4 minutes). Squeeze juice from ginger into pan, then add ginger pulp and lime juice, stir to combine then simmer for 2 minutes, remove from heat and refrigerate until chilled.
  • 2
    To serve, add ginger syrup to Champagne to taste and serve with mint sprigs.