Along time ago I fell in love......oh sounds like the start of a proper love story doesn't it? It is really as I did become very fond of the Lemon Iced Tea at Costa. Well guess what? They only stopped selling it!! How rude! They sell the peach flavour but I don't Peach I want Lemon.
This only meant one thing........I would just have to make my own. Now I knew they made it from tea (not rocket science), they added ice and a slice of lemon, then I just couldn't for the life of me think what was missing. I loved the fact it was quite sweet and tried sweetener and sugar but it just wasn't right. Then I remembered, it had lemon syrup in it so off I popped onto Amazon (of course) to look for some syrup.
Behold, as my son likes to say at the moment. There were many bottles of lemon syrup but I ordered this Sweetbird one as I've ordered this brand before in the coffee syrups. They are a bit pricey these big bottles of syrups but I do try to make them last. Famous last words......make it last? With the amount of tea I drink? Oh well wishful thinking or maybe I'm just trying to find my thrifty sensible head.
Now it was complete. I would just make a lemon tea, let it cool, add ice a slice and some lemon syrup.......perfect and what I save in Lemon Iced Tea at Costa I can buy more lemon syrup. Hurrah!!! It is also so refreshing in this warm weather, a great alternative if you don't fancy a warm brew.
Here is the link (affiliated) to the Sweetbird Lemon Syrup at Amazon.....
Thank you so much for reading today, please do come on back for What to Buy Wednesday tomorrow.......but for now take care.
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