How to make lemon syrup

The syrup It is a perfect sweet sauce to complement many desserts and all kinds of pastry products: cakes, biscuits, cupcakes, cookies, pancakes, custards, yogurts, etc. If in addition to giving a different touch to your desserts, you love the citrus flavor of lemon, then you can not miss this recipe. We teach you how to make lemon syrup in a few minutes and in a completely natural way. We hope you like!

Low difficulty Ingredients:
  • 6 lemons
  • 3 lemons zest
  • 450 g of sugar
  • 150 ml of water
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The first step to start doing this homemade lemon syrup is to prepare all the lemons you are going to use. Wash them and three of them you should grate the skin, since later you will take advantage of the lemon zest to give a more intense flavor and aroma to the syrup. Then, with the help of a juicer, extract the natural juice from all the lemons and reserve it.


Now it's time to prepare a kind of syrup mixing the water with the sugar. How to do it? It is very simple, you just have to pour the water in a saucepan or saucepan, add the sugar and place the fire at a medium temperature so that the sugar dissolves, something that can take about 15 minutes. It is important to stir the mixture so that it becomes thick and prevent it from caramelizing.


You should be very aware of the mixture of water and sugar, since when it starts to boil it will be the right time when you have to Add lemon zest. Remove all the ingredients and let this kind of syrup boil for about 5 more minutes.


After that time, remove the saucepan or saucepan from the heat and add the lemon juice you have squeezed previously. To get the proper consistency of the syrup, you must leave macerate the mixture for at least 24 hours and, after that day, filter it with a cloth or fine mesh strainer. Thus, you will remove the remains of lemon zest and you can pour the lemon syrup in a glass bottle or jar that you must have previously sterilized. See the article How to sterilize canning cans to see the steps you must follow and do the procedure correctly.

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