Candy & Confectionery Recipes > Lemon Creams

How to make lemon creams:
These simple sweets need no cooking yet they are good enough to serve to guests with coffee or drinks. Orange creams may be made in the same way by using orange juice and zest instead.


3 cups (1lb) icing/confectioner's sugar
strained juice and finely grated zest of a lemon
pinch tartaric acid
(see measure conversions for more information)


- Put the lemon juice and zest into a bowl.
- Add the tartaric acid and enough icing sugar to form a stiff paste.
- Roll out the paste on a suitable surface sprinkled with icing sugar.
- Cut into fancy shapes with a sweet cutter and leave to dry on greaseproof paper.