Lemon Cordial

Ingredients

  • 2 cups white sugar
  • 1 1/2 cups water
  • 2 cups fresh lemon juice
  • 3 teaspoons citric acid
  • iced water or soda water, to serve

Method

  1. Place the sugar, water and lemon juice in a medium saucepan. Cook, stirring every now and then, over high heat until the sugar dissolves and the syrup comes to the boil.
  2. Reduce the heat to medium-low and simmer for 20 minutes, or until the syrup thickens slightly. Stir in the citric acid. Strain the cordial into a sterilised bottle. The cordial will keep, refrigerated, for up to one month.
  3. To serve, pour the lemon syrup into glasses, top with iced water or soda water, stir well and serve immediately.
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3 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Alessandra @ the foodie teen
    Nov 13, 2014 @ 07:52:37

    Lemon cordial is one of my favourite staples – love it!

    Reply

  2. Sophie33
    Nov 20, 2014 @ 07:02:10

    yummm! 🙂

    Reply

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