Ripe lemons

Lemon Syrup Concentrate

Made with fresh lemons, it's light, refreshing and easy to prepare. Kids love it! For a special occasion, non-alcoholic drink, try dressing it up with fresh mint, lemon slices and strawberries.

Yields25 ServingsPrep Time10 mins
 3 Lemons
 750 g Sugar
 25 g Citric or Tartaric Acid powder
 Boiling water
1

Grate the zest of 1 lemon and place it in a food processor with half the sugar. Process until sugar is yellow and oily looking.

2

Juice all 3 lemons and mix with the lemon sugar.

3

Add the remaining sugar and citric acid and enough boiling water to make the volume up to 6 cups (1½ litres) of syrup.

4

Cool and store in the fridge in a well-sealed container.

5

Serve well diluted with iced water.

Ingredients

 3 Lemons
 750 g Sugar
 25 g Citric or Tartaric Acid powder
 Boiling water

Directions

1

Grate the zest of 1 lemon and place it in a food processor with half the sugar. Process until sugar is yellow and oily looking.

2

Juice all 3 lemons and mix with the lemon sugar.

3

Add the remaining sugar and citric acid and enough boiling water to make the volume up to 6 cups (1½ litres) of syrup.

4

Cool and store in the fridge in a well-sealed container.

5

Serve well diluted with iced water.

Lemon Syrup Concentrate