Sparkling Yuzu Lemon Water

Here’s my Sparkling Yuzu Lemon Water recipe, a delightful and invigorating yuzu soda drink that’s incredibly easy to whip up! With the zesty combination of lemon and yuzu flavors, it’s a refreshingly unique way to stay hydrated and elevate your beverage game. Plus, it’s a versatile base for crafting Japanese-style cocktails. Let’s dive into this citrusy delight together!

Sparkling yuzu lemon water being poured into a cup with a wedge of lemon on the side.

Why I Love This Recipe

This Sparkling Yuzu Lemon Water recipe is my very own creation, infusing the vibrant and authentic flavors of yuzu juice into a delightful fizzy drink! Inspired by the Japanese yuzu fruit , this concoction marries the zesty essence of yuzu and lemon with carbonated water, resulting in a refreshingly citrusy beverage! The best part is how astonishingly simple to prepare, following the same proven techniques I use to make my homemade Sprite and Ginger Ale recipes!

You also can tailor it to your taste, transforming it into a sweeter soda if you prefer. Whether you’re looking for a unique, all-natural drink or a quick and easy homemade treat, this drink has you covered. Get ready to savor the invigorating tang of real yuzu and lemon flavors with every delightful sip – it’s a beverage that’s simply irresistible!



  • Carbonated Water – unflavored, lemon or lime carbonated water or seltzer water.
  • Yuzu – concentrated juices from Yuzu fruit in a bottle found at Asian grocery stores. Can substitute with fresh lemon juice.
  • Lemon Juice – fresh squeezed from lemon.

💧  Sparkling Water Note

Feel free to experiment with other flavored sparkling water options like Orange or Key Lime for unique and delicious variations.

A ice cube being dropped into a cup of sparkling yuzu lemon water.


Step 1 Start by pouring a small amount of carbonated water into a serving glass.

Yuzu and lemon juice in a cup.

Step 2 Add the lemon and yuzu juice and give it a light stir to blend the flavors. Top off the glass with more carbonated water.

Sparkling yuzu lemon water in a cup.

🥤 Mixing Pro Tip

Mix the sparkling water Slowly while stirring to maintain its carbonation.

Recipe Variations

To create a sweeter version of this Sparkling Yuzu Lemon Water, add 2 1/2 tablespoons of your favorite sweetener or a 2 tbsp of simple syrup.

Sparkling yuzu lemon water being poured into a cup with a wedge of lemon on the side.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is this drink suitable for kids?

Yes, it is suitable for kids.

What type of carbonated water works best?

Carbonated waters with higher carbonation levels would be better.

How long does the fizz last in this drink?

The fizz in this drink typically lasts for about 30-45 minutes.

Storage Tips

It’s best to enjoy this drink immediately. However, if you need to store any leftovers, tightly cover the glass with plastic wrap and refrigerate it.

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Sparkling yuzu lemon water being poured into a cup with a wedge of lemon on the side.

Sparkling Yuzu Lemon Water

Savor the zesty delight of my Yuzu Sparkling Drink recipe. A refreshing citrusy burst awaits with every sip of this homemade yuzu soda!
4.80 from 5 votes
Course: Drinks
Cuisine: Asian
Keyword: lemon yuzu fizz, sparkling yuzu, yuzu soda recipe, yuzu sparkling drink
Prep Time: 1 minute
Total Time: 1 minute
Servings: 1
Print Recipe
Calories: 10kcal


  • 8 oz Carbonated Water
  • 1/8 tsp Yuzu Juice
  • 1/8 tsp Lemon Juice


  • Gather all the ingredients.
    Ingredients for sparkling yuzu lemon water.
  • Add yuzu juice, lemon juice and pour a small amount of carbonated water into a cup. Lightly stir and continue to top of cup with carbonated water.
    Sparkling yuzu lemon water in a cup.


Calories: 10kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Sodium: 48mg | Sugar: 1g | Calcium: 11mg
*Values Based Per Serving
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