Lemonade is a world famous drink. It is such a refreshing homemade soft drink and, moreover, so simple, that it is normal that it is so famous. So if you also want to try it, don’t miss this recipe for homemade lemonade; a homemade soft drink suitable for everyone. In addition, its main ingredient, lemon, has many properties and benefits for our body.
This drink is ideal for the hottest days. Besides, the lemon gives it a very fresh touch, and, obviously, that is the base of the lemonade.
Homemade Lemonade Recipe
Homemade lemonade, a very refreshing and healthy drink
- 8 Lemons
- 4 Cups Water
- 1/2 Cup Sugar
- Before we begin, we will cut one of the lemons into slices to decorate the drink once it is ready. Set aside.Squeeze the rest of the lemons to extract all their juice. Remove the peel trying not to take the white part (because it is bitter).8 Lemons
- In a small saucepan, we put it to the fire with the water and the peels of the lemons. Bring to the boil and, once it starts to boil, add the sugar.4 Cups Water, 1/2 Cup Sugar
- Place over medium heat and stir until the sugar is completely dissolved. Cook for about 10 minutes over low heat once the sugar has dissolved.Once ready the syrup that we have made with the sugar and the water we put it in a wide pitcher (straining it so that the peels of the lemon do not fall).
- Let it cool slightly and add the juice of the lemons that we had squeezed, the sliced lemon and the ice. Let it rest in the refrigerator for a couple of hours before serving so that it is well chilled.Ice
Its preparation is very simple and, although you can simply mix all the ingredients; following this recipe and preparing a light syrup, with the water and sugar, we will achieve that this one does not settle at the bottom of the pitcher and dissolves perfectly; thus integrating completely with the lemon juice.
As you can see, the recipe is very simple. Although it is a little more complicated than if we simply mixed the ingredients, the result is worth it. We will get a much more homogeneous drink, so all the flavors will be better integrated, especially the sweetness of the sugar. In addition, you will forget about stirring because the sugar settles at the bottom of the pitcher.
Would you like to prepare this simple and refreshing homemade lemonade? It is ideal for summer evenings, especially if you receive visitors, and impress your guests with this simple but so tasty and refreshing drink.
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