How to Make Lemon Twists

A simple step-by-step guide for making beautiful lemon twists without a special tool.  Perfect for garnishing drinks and cocktails, giving them a fun pop of color and yummy citrus scent!

Wash the lemon under cold water. Slice off both ends and cut width-wise.


Make a cut on one side of the slice. Remove the fruit from the rind.


Twist the rind using your fingers or a spoon, creating a corkscrew shape.


Now your lemon twist is ready! Place it on the rim of the glass or drop it right into the drink.


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