Jul 092016
 

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I am not a big fan of sodas. But I love homemade lemonade and its endless fruity combinations. Ice cold on a hot summer day….well, doesn’t get any better (if you are out of Champagne that is…).

This lemonade is without artificial preservatives and is usually a big hit among children as well as adults.

It doesn’t really take much time to make – just make sure you use the organic versions of limes and lemons.

You can use the syrup as the basis for a glass of lemonade or add 2 tablespoons lemonade syrup in your ice tea. Pour it in a bottle and bring it with you when you are heading to the beach or for a picnic in the park.

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Lemonade with lime and lemons

Makes about 8 cups of lemonade syrup.

 

Ingredients

6 lemons, organic

3 limes, organic

400 g of cane sugar

3 cups of water

1 glass or bottle to 1 liter of syrup

 

Instructions

Rinse the limes and lemons well, cut 1 lime and 1 lemon into each 8 pieces and leave them with their peel on.

Press the rest of the limes and lemons for juice.

Mix the lime and lemon juice in a saucepan with sugar and water.

Bring to a boil and let it simmer on the back burner for 30-40 minutes. Season your lemonade and add more sugar or lemon juice while the syrup is still simmering.

Let the syrup cool while you add the already cut lemon on lime into a clean bottle.

Add the syrup into the bottle. Place it in the fridge and let the syrup draw overnight.

Pour the syrup through a sieve into a jug or bowl with spout. Pour the syrup back in the bottle.

Serving: Dilute syrup with cold tap water or seltzer ratio of about 1:3. Add lots of icecubes.

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