Lemon Syrup

READY IN: 18mins
Recipe by Sharon123

This is a simple and wonderful recipe! Use to make drinks, add to cakes, or make Lemon Mint Spritzers and Lemon Royales! Adapted from Food & Wine magazine(2002)

Top Review by Chef Dudo

So easy, so tasty. Used six lemons and found that it was not enough. Since I had no more lemons left I used two limes and that made the 1 1/2 cup needed.
Refreshing drink, not too sweet which is a big plus. Good to have on hand in the fridge.
Thanks for posting.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a small saucepan, combine the 1 cup of sugar with 1 cup of water and bring to a boil. Simmer over moderately low heat, stirring, until the sugar dissolves.
  2. Pour the syrup into a heatproof bowl and let cool to room temperature, then stir in 1 1/2 cups of fresh lemon juice.
  3. You may make ahead, the syrup keeps indefinitely.

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