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southern christmas fruitcake

Southern Christmas Fruitcake Simple Syrup

  • Author: Debbie


  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons lemon zest (cut in strips)
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice


  1. Make a simple-syrup by combining the sugar and water in a medium-size heavy-bottomed saucepan over medium-high heat. Add the lemon zest and juice and bring to a boil, stirring to dissolve the sugar. Boil for 2 minutes and remove from the heat.
  • Category: Dessert
  • Cuisine: Southern