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Great way for me to deal with a lemon glut !!! So easy to do and I also threw in a couple of limes all with a great result !!!

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katew October 11, 2008

Great recipe, I halfed the recipe as I was low on sugar at the time. Although instead of grating the rind, I did throw in a few of the leftover squeezed lemons into the suacepan to boil and strained the juice afterward, and it gave a very nice tart flavour. The family love this cordial and it goes very nice with water and ice and is wonderful with lemonade. This is a great, easy recipe for anyone who wants to save money and make their own cordial, and as a bonus it tastes heaps better and you know whats in it ! :-) Thanks busyozmum

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Tisme September 28, 2008

This is a great idea. My lemons were very small so I used about 12 of them so my cordial was very tart, the amount of required lemon juice would be a good addition to the recipe I think. I used raw sugar which gave it a nice caramel colour. The cordial is a bit too tart to drink just with water but tastes lovely with a little lemonade, thanks!

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**Mandy** August 30, 2007

Great recipe! Who knew it would be so easy. I used whatever I found in the yard- oranges, lemons, grapefruit and mandarins. And it made a LOT! Tastes great with soda water, nice little tipple to serve to guests. Cheers!

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Chickee July 29, 2007

Excellent recipe. Dave drinks quite a lot of cordial so this recipe will be made often. Today I doubled the recipe and used some really juicy oranges that our neighbours gave us. I didn't use the rind as the outside of the oranges weren't that nice so instead used a couple of extra oranges (18 in total, they were small). For the doubled recipe I ended up using about 3.5 kilos of sugar and bought this to a soft boil in a stockpot on the stove with the water and juice. Once boiled I then added the tartaric and citric acid. Thank you for this recipe, you have saved us heaps of money in cordial with the bonus of knowing what is in it.

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Jewelies July 28, 2007

Fantastic recipe. This is so easy. Why would you ever need to buy cordial?! I halved the recipe with no problems and still managed to fill two bottles. I'm going to try limes next! Thanks for this recipe. It's a real keeper!

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AmandaInOz July 15, 2007
Lemon Cordial