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How to Make Lemon
Homemade lemon simple syrup transforms cocktails, lemonade, and even cakes! It's sweet with a bright, zesty tang thanks to fresh lemon zest and juice. Ready in under 10 minutes.
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Zest the lemons using a microplane or grater.
Rub the zest and sugar together to release lemon oil and infuse the sugar.
Place the sugar and lemon juice in a saucepan and bring to a simmer until the sugar is dissolved.
Strain out the lemon zest from the syrup.
Use immediately or transfer to a jar.
Enjoy in your tea, cocktails, mocktails, and desserts!
Brush it on citrus cakes.
Lemon Almond Bundt Cake
Make this bright, citrus syrup today!