Fresh lime cordial
- 1 cup castor sugar
- 1 cup water
- 1 stick lemongrass, white part only, bruised
- 4 strips lime zest
- 1 cup freshly squeezed lime juice (about 8-10 limes)
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1 In a small saucepan, heat sugar and water over low heat and stir until sugar is dissolved. Add lemongrass and lime zest and bring to the boil. Simmer for 5 minutes. Remove from heat and cool. Strain, then mix lime juice with syrup.
2 To make up a non-alcoholic drink, mix 1 part cordial to 4 parts cold water or mineral water.
3 To add some festive cheer, mix in 3 teaspoons of tequila to every 2 tablespoons (40ml) cordial and 2/3 cup (160ml) water. For 4 people, mix 2/3 cup cordial with 2 2/3 cups water and 1/4 cup of tequila.
Nutrition Info (per serve)
Total fat 0g
–Saturated fat 0g
Dietary fibre 0g
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