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Lillet Au Citron

Lillet Au Citron

  • Total Time: 10 minutes plus time for chilling the syrup
  • Yield: 2 drinks


  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice
  • Crushed ice
  • 1 cup white Lillet (can be found at wine shops and some supermarkets)
  • Chilled soda water
  • Lemon slices for garnish


  • Combine the sugar and lemon juice in a small saucepan and bring to a boil. Stir until the sugar dissolves. Remove from the heat and cool. Fill two glasses with crushed ice. Pour one-half cup of the Lillet in each glass and a tablespoon or two of the lemon syrup into the glass. Top off the drinks with a splash of club soda. Garnish with the lemon slices.