- 250g Used Citrus Husks (whatever you have - lemons, limes, oranges, or grapefruits)

- 250g Sugar

- 5g Citric Acid (available from Amazon)

- 250g Boiling Water


-Add the citrus husks, sugar and citric acid to a non-reactive container

-Stir, cover and leave overnight

-Add boiling water-Stir and leave to cool completely

-Strain, and bottle. Will last for up to 1 week in the fridge


Nothing will impress your dinner guests like a freshly shaken Banana Mai Tai with a Used Citrus Cordial that you made yourself!

Discarded Cocktail Recipes

Explore our range of other delicious, zero-waste cocktails suitable for any occasion and all made with either Grape Skin Vodka, Banana Peel Rum or Sweet Cascara Vermouth.

Wasted Watermelon Spritz

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Bashed Berries Spritz

This cocktail uses leftover berries and Discarded Sweet Cascara Vermouth for a refreshing summer drink.

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