Sparkling Ginger Matcha Lemonade is the quintessential sip of summer! This deliciously, refreshing lemonade gives the Starbucks version a run for its money.
Keyword Sparkling Ginger Matcha Lemonade
Prep Time 15minutes
Cook Time 10minutes
Total Time 1hour25minutes
2inches (30 g)freshly, sliced ginger root
1cupcane sugar or granulated sugar
1tbspmatcha green tea powder
1cupfreshly squeezed lemon juice (about 5 large lemons)
favorite sparkling water
sliced lemon for garnish (optional)
In a small saucepan, add sliced ginger and water. Bring to a boil, cover and simmer for 10 minutes.
Meanwhile, combine cane sugar and matcha in a liquid measuring cup that will be large enough to stir in the ginger infused water later.
After 10 minutes of simmering the fresh ginger and water, use a slotted spoon to remove the sliced ginger from the ginger-infused water. Strain through a fine, mesh sieve if desired.
Carefully pour the ginger-infused water over the matcha sugar and immediately begin stirring. Stir until the sugar is completely dissolved in the hot water. Allow this to cool to room temperature.
To serve, add 1-2 oz. of the matcha-ginger syrup to a drinking glass (start with less and add more if desired). Fill glass with ice followed by 2-3 oz. of fresh lemon juice. Top each serving with sparkling water and garnish with a lemon slice.
Store extra matcha-ginger syrup in a sealed container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days. Use leftover syrup to make more lemonades or experiment with cocktails, coffees, teas, smoothies and baked goods to use up any syrup you have left.