Homemade Lemon Cordial

Homemade Lemon Cordial


Servings 2
Time Needed Prep
Ingredients 4
Difficulty Easy

Rating (click to rate)

4.6 based on 17 ratings.


  • 1 cup Castor Sugar
  • 2 Lemon Peel
  • 1/2 cup Lemon Juice Freshly squeezed
  • 1 cup Water

Nutrition Information

Qty per
18g serve
Qty per
Energy 8cal 43cal
Protein 0.01g 0.03g
Fat (total) 0g 0g
 - saturated 0g 0g
Carbohydrate 2.07g 11.47g
 - sugars 2.02g 11.19g
Dietary Fibre 0.51g 2.81g
Sodium 0.89mg 4.93mg

Please Note - Nutritional information is provided as a guide only and may not be accurate.

A staple drink this wonderful summer season.

When it’s hot outside, you can’t go wrong with this drink! Treat yourself for a refreshing drink that is everyone’s favourite. This homemade Lemon Cordial is waaay better than the store bought.

Homemade Lemon Cordial

There is nothing like a fresh cold glass of lemon cordial on a hot day!  You could even make up a batch of this lemon cordial recipe as a present!


  1. Boil the lemon rinds with the sugar and one cup of water for five minutes.

  2. Allow to cool before adding the lemon juice.

  3. Makes 500ml and will keep for up to two weeks in an airtight container in the fridge.

  4. To serve, add two tablespoons of cordial to a glass, and top up with cold water.

Recipe Hints and Tips:

  • For pink lemon cordial - add a few drops of pink food colouring.  Add lemonade instead of water and you get Pink Lemonade!
Homemade Lemon Cordial

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