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Lemon-Lime Syrup

A favorite among many, this syrup has the perfect amount of bitter and sweet to it.



1          cup simple syrup (Version 1)

           zest of 1 large lemon, bitter white pith removed, then cut into ½- inch strips

           zest of 1 lime, bitter white pith removed, then cut into ½-inch strips



1 .  Bring the syrup to a boil in a small saucepan. Once it boils, remove pan from heat and add the zests.  Cover and steep for 30 minutes.

2 .  Strain the steeped syrup, discarding the zests. Allow to cool completely before using.  Syrup can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to a month.

*For a straight lemon syrup, use the zest of 1 lemon and juice of ½ lemon.  Follow instructions above, adding juice to the simple syrup at the same time as the zest.  For lime syrup, add the zest of 3 limes, and follow instructions above.

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Makes about 1 cup

Nutritional Information
Per Serving

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This recipe can be prepared using the following Cuisinart® products:
Sparkling Beverage Maker
Sparkling Beverage Maker