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Lemon Simple Syrup Recipe

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A sweet-and-sour component of our Savannah Smiletini recipe, this lemon simple syrup would be wonderful in a peach iced tea or lemon drop cocktail.

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Ingredients

  • 1 Cup sugar
  • 1 Cup water
  • Juice and zest from one lemon

Directions

Heat all ingredients in a medium, heavy-bottomed saucepan over medium to medium-high heat for about 10 minutes. Allow to simmer. Filter out the lemon pulp and zest through a very fine sieve, then cool and star in a glass mason jar in the fridge. This should last for up to a month.

Nutritional Facts
Servings25
Calories Per Serving32
Sugar8gN/A
Carbs8g3%
Vitamin C1mg2%
Calcium1mg0.1%
Folate (food)0.3µgN/A
Folate equivalent (total)0.3µg0.1%
Magnesium0.3mg0.1%
Phosphorus0.4mg0.1%
Potassium3mgN/A
Sodium0.5mgN/A
Sugars, added8gN/A