Homemade Orange Lemon Syrup Drink, a delicious refreshing easy drink recipe made from candied peel, a good for you anytime drink.
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Homemade Orange Lemon Syrup Drink

Homemade Orange Lemon Syrup Drink, a delicious refreshing easy drink recipe made from candied peel, a good for you anytime drink.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time45 mins
Total Time1 hr
Course: Drinks
Cuisine: American
Servings: 2 servings
Calories: 290kcal
Author: Rosemary Molloy / An Italian in my Kitchen

Ingredients

FOR THE CANDIED ORANGE PEELS

  • Peel of 1 orange thinly sliced
  • Peel of 1 lemon thinly sliced
  • 3/4 cup sugar 150 grams
  • 1/4 cup water 60 grams

FOR THE DRINK

  • 1 1/2 - 2 tablespoons Syrup or more if you wish
  • ice cubes
  • 2 cups fizzy water or Pop
  • sliced lemon or orange

Instructions

FOR THE CANDIED ORANGE PEELS

  • Place peel in a small pot of water, enough to cover the peels, bring to a boil, drain and repeat two more times.
  • Mix together sugar and water in a small pot, simmer on medium heat for approximately 8 minutes, add the peel and lower heat to minimum and continue on a soft simmer for approximately 40 minutes, do not stir, swirl the pot a few times if necessary to combine. Drain the peels (reserve the syrup for future use), roll the peel in sugar and place on a wire rack to dry, approximately 1-2 hours (could be more depending on the temperature of your home).

FOR THE DRINK

  • In a medium sized pitcher add water or pop and syrup stir well to combine, then add ice cubes and slices of lemon and or orange. Fill 2 glasses, and enjoy!

Nutrition

Calories: 290kcal | Carbohydrates: 74g | Sodium: 2mg | Sugar: 74g