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Hi all just wondering if anyone out there have any suggestions for lemon and limes my tree is so loaded I don’t want them to go to waste. Do you have any idea or suggestions of things you can do or make with lemons and limes?

Posted by Anon, 08/06/13

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  • I would make cheesecakes and tarts,yum!


  • There are so many recipes to make and most of them require a zester and the last time I made something I was covered in juice . . There are always recipes for lemon/lime tarts, cakes , lemon meringue pie, slices etc … Hope you are able to post a pic when you do .


  • Some great advice here!!!!!!


  • great for cleaning, and making cordial syrup and freeze for later or swap with someone for somethign else


  • Make lemon drizzle cake and it can be done with limes. Its amazing!


  • I freeze lemon juice in ice cube trays and put the frozen juice into containers for later use. Eg lemon cordial, lemon and honey for winter colds and sore throats.


  • Pancakes, lots and lots of pancakes Mmmmm Brown sugar and lemon juice…. I want some now


  • Yes neighbors would prob appreciate them!


  • You could give them to your neighbours.


  • With so many useful tips I.m sure you would have found a good use for the lemons


  • omg there is so much you can do! lemon and lime tarts, cakes, preserve it and make lemon butter, freeze the juice for when you need it, love my citrus fruits!


  • Lemon drink….
    Place 1 cup sugar and half cup of water in sauce pan…. Boil for one min
    Cool it then put in two cups of lemon juice 2 liters of cold water. Stir.
    Cool and Place in jug with ice
    It’s really yum!


  • U could make lemonade! Or lemon n lime marmalade :)


  • Lemon butter, marmalade, lemon meringue pie, cordial, pancakes with lemon, freeze some for when you have chicken or fish, use lemons for cleaning, slices…. send some to me hehe :). you should be able to freeze them whole as when I was a kid we froze oranges _ yum


  • Lemonade for sure! Mmm mmm! Nothing like some freshly squeezed lemon juice with some naughty sugar in the mix to make a deliciously re-freshing lemonade… Being that you’ve said you have lots you could try making up the lemonade and freezing some as icy poles for the warmer months!
    Honey Lemon tea is a good one for the colder months and lemon chicken is another great option!


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