lemon cordial
  • Servings: 2 litres (70fl oz)
  • 1.5kg (3lb 5oz) sugar
  • 1 tablespoon citric acid or tartaric acid
  • zest and juice of 8 medium lemons
  • 4 cups boiding water
  1. Place sugar, citric or tartaric acid, lemon zest and boiling water in a large heatproof bowl. Stir until sugar has dissolves, then add lemon juice. Leave to stand overnight or until cool, then strain through a fine sieve.
  2. Pour into sterilised bottles and seal. The cordial can be used immediately