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Ice, Ice Lemony!


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  • 3-to-1 water to sugar and lemon ratio (i.e. 3 cups water to 1 cup sugar and 1 cup lemon juice)
  • Lemon zest
  • Fresh Mint (optional)


Level of difficulty Easy
Cost Average budget


Step 1

Combine the sugar and water in a pot.

Step 2

Simmer while continually stirring, to completely dissolve the sugar in the water.

Step 3

Cool to room temperature.

Step 4

Cover and chill in the fridge.

Step 5

Squeeze the lemons into the chilled sugar water.

Step 6

Grate in some lemon zest.

Step 7

Freeze until it begins to crystalize.

Step 8

Scrape and stir the ice crystals and freeze it again.

Step 9

If you’re feeling really fancy, garnish with a sprig of fresh mint.

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