Preparation time: 10 minutes
Total time: 2-3 weeks
Ingredients: 4 whole Lemons (ideally organic), same weight of sugar
How to make lemon concentrates (lemon extracts)
1. Wash the lemons well, slice them, remove the seeds. Completely dry the lemons. Measure the sugar and set aside 30% of it.
2. Place a layer of sliced lemons in sterilized Onggi, then a layer of sugar. Repeat until all the lemons and 70% of sugar are used up. Put 30% of sugar on top of the lemons.
3. Put the lid on the Onggi securely and store it in a cool and dark place.
4. Put your Onggi in a warm place for 2-3 weeks, away from cold windows. Stir the jar occasionally until the sugar is completely melted. And then, stir once every several days.
Health benefits lemon concentrates: high blood pressure, cold-prevention, skin irritations, energy boost
How to use the lemon concentrates: hot tea | (sparkling) iced tea | lemonade
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