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Lemon, lime and bitters cordial

Lemon, lime and bitters cordial
750 Millilitre
5M
10M
15M

Ingredients

Method

1.Using a vegetable peeler, remove the rind from the limes.
2.Combine water, sugar and lime rind in a medium saucepan. Stir over a medium heat without boiling until the sugar has dissolved. Brush the sides of the pan with a wet pastry brush to help dissolve all the sugar crystals.
3.Bring to the boil; simmer, uncovered, for 3 minutes. Remove from the heat. Stir the bitters into the lime syrup. Pour hot syrup into sterilised bottles; seal immediately. Label and date bottles when cold.
4.To serve, add 1 or 2 tablespoons of cordial to ice-filled tumblers. Top up with soda water or lemonade and garnish with lime wedges and fresh mint, if desired.

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