Lemon Simple Syrup Recipe

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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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25
Servings
32
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

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.

Lemon Shopping Tip

Buying fruits in season when they are at the peak of their freshness make for great tasting food and can save you money.

Lemon Cooking Tip

Don’t throw out your overripe fruit – instead blend into a smoothie or salad dressing, add to muffin batter, bake into a cobbler, or boil down with sugar and a little lemon juice to make jam.

Nutritional Facts

Sugar
8g
N/A
Carbs
8g
3%
Vitamin C
1mg
2%
Calcium
1mg
0.1%
Folate (food)
0.3µg
N/A
Folate equivalent (total)
0.3µg
0.1%
Magnesium
0.3mg
0.1%
Phosphorus
0.4mg
0.1%
Potassium
3mg
N/A
Sodium
0.5mg
N/A
Sugars, added
8g
N/A

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