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Sherbet Lemon

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"Would you care for a sherbet lemon?"
"A what?"
"A sherbet lemon. They're a kind of Muggle sweet I'm rather fond of."

- Dumbledore and McGonagall (PS1)

Definition

A hard lemon-flavoured candy shell filled with effervescent sherbet powder. Also known as sherbet lemons. Not the same thing as Lemonheads or lemon drops! Sherbet powder is not the same thing as an iced sherbet.

In the US edition, "sherbet lemon" was replaced with "lemon drop"

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Tags: candy whimsy

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