Homemade Lemonade

 Home-made Lemonade

Just the thought of this makes my mouth water and inspires thoughts of me sitting in the garden, the sun shining down, sunglasses on, sipping iced Homemade Lemonade.

My son (10) frequently sneaks into the kitchen and makes this without me knowing! He has ambitions of setting up stall in front of our house and selling it for a small fortune. Unfortunately, as we live in a close there is very little in the way of passing trade so we have to drink it instead!

It is really very easy to make:

Ingredients

6 unwaxed large lemons

150g caster sugar

3 pints water

Method

  • Wash the lemons, use a vegetable peeler to to take the peel off one lemon then juice all 6.
  • Put the juice, pith, sugar and water into a pan and heat gently until the sugar has dissolved.
  • Leave to cool (preferably overnight) then strain into a jug or bottles.
  • Can be enjoyed neat with ice or diluted with soda water for a longer drink.
About

My name is Caroline Sutton and I'm a wife and mother of 3 children, passionate about food, keeping me and my family healthy, gorgeous interiors and shopping! I have a degree in Biochemistry and Pharmacology and continue to be interested in the science behind diet and drugs. I also have a Diploma and City and Guilds in Interior Design and for the last 17 years have run a property company which develops, redevelops and manages rental properties: Sunlight Properties Ltd.

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  1. […] use bought lemonade or make your own, my kids love making their own lemonade, you can find the recipe here. Of course you can use any fizzy drinks, just check the ingredients […]

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