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Half a dozen lemons and limes. What to do with them?

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CeeBeeBee Sun 03-Jan-16 16:31:54

Apart from lemon and lime curd, what else can I make with that amount of citrus?


ExasperatedAlmostAlways Sun 03-Jan-16 16:33:02

Fresh juice. Lemon meringue pie. Cheesecake.

CMOTDibbler Sun 03-Jan-16 16:34:15

I cut them into wedges and freeze then use in drinks

fusspot66 Sun 03-Jan-16 16:34:19

Could you freeze it as icecubes ?

JustPoppingIn Sun 03-Jan-16 16:34:30

Me too. Am thinking about making Nigellla's Lemon and Lime Cake.

Costacoffeeplease Sun 03-Jan-16 16:34:35

Slice them up and freeze (laid out flat in plastic bags or on being trays until hard) ready made for chilled g&t or Coke/lemonade etc

Costacoffeeplease Sun 03-Jan-16 16:35:22

X posts! Baking trays though, don't know what being trays are!

howabout Sun 03-Jan-16 16:35:36

Homemade lemonade or lemon barley.

dancemom Sun 03-Jan-16 16:38:42

Lemonade and limeade - yum!

CeeBeeBee Sun 03-Jan-16 16:53:13

Good ideas re ice cubes. It'll be a while before we can benefit from them. smile

CeeBeeBee Sun 03-Jan-16 16:54:11

Like the limeade and lemonade idea. Is there a recipe for cordial perhaps?

howabout Sun 03-Jan-16 16:58:26

My really old Cranks cookbook has cordial recipes but just had a quick check and google came up with this

RJnomore1 Sun 03-Jan-16 17:03:38


Vixxfacee Sun 03-Jan-16 17:05:18

Lemon sorbet

CeeBeeBee Sun 03-Jan-16 17:15:40

Thank you for you replies. Like the link howabout, thanks.

SmaDizietSma Sun 03-Jan-16 17:17:26

Freeze the juice in ice cube trays for your gin. Add blueberries to the lime juice if you have them.

Madbengalmum Sun 03-Jan-16 17:22:22

Lemon/lime curd, stores for ages in fridge and is delicious!

Conundrumparpapumpum Sun 03-Jan-16 23:24:41

Preserved lemons

cdtaylornats Mon 04-Jan-16 08:26:48

Experiment, which gin goes best with lemon, which with lime

whois Mon 04-Jan-16 15:49:24

6 limes = 6 mojitos :-)

janethegirl2 Tue 05-Jan-16 21:08:54

Limoncello or the lime equivalent, then use the juice to make lemon and lime curd, then use that for a lemon meringue pie.
Or for cocktails

tb Wed 06-Jan-16 19:55:53

Jamie's baked salmon - marinade is limes, chillies and garlic wizzed up.

NewLife4Me Wed 06-Jan-16 20:00:04

I too would make a lemon and lime meringue.
Or cut them, freeze, and then use when you have decided.

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