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  • Hi everyone and welcome back to my channel. Today I’m sharing with you a recipe for

  • how to make Homemade Old Fashioned Lemonade. It’s the most refreshing drink, easy to

  • make, and perfect if you have a bunch of lemons to use up. So let me show you how to make

  • it.

  • Lemonade only requires 3 ingredients, lemons, sugar and water but if you were to just mix

  • these three together you would have a gritty drink that would taste very sour.

  • The fix to this is making a simple syrup out of sugar and water to sweeten the lemon juice.

  • I’m starting with this first as before we make the lemonade it needs to cool down.

  • In a medium sized saucepan measure out half a cup of granulated white sugar and add. Pour

  • over half a cup of cold water and place the saucepan over medium heat.

  • Simple syrup is a classic in cocktails, mocktails and many other drinks. It’s called simple

  • syrup because it’s made out of equal parts sugar and water, heated together to dissolve

  • the sugar, then used to sweeten. Simple.

  • Stir the sugar and water a few times until it heats up and the sugar starts to dissolve.

  • It should turn from a cloudy shade into crystal clear.

  • Once the sugar has completely dissolved remove the simple syrup from the heat and leave to

  • cool.

  • While the simple syrup is cooling were going to start with the lemons. I’m making

  • enough lemonade for about 4 glasses worth, but the great thing about this recipe is it’s

  • so simple to double triple, or even halve the recipe to make as much as you want.

  • When juicing lemons or any citrus to get the most amount of juice out of the fruit make

  • sure to roll it on the chopping board first. It helps to soften the fruit, releasing the

  • juices.

  • To juice the lemons you can use a juicer like I am, a hand held juicer, a squeezer or even

  • just squeeze it manually.

  • I’m using 6 small lemons to get about 3/4 a cup of juice. You may be tempted to use

  • the bottles of lemon juice but those are mostly reconstituted so you never get the same flavour

  • and freshness as you do with fresh lemons.

  • Pour the lemon juice into the pitcher through a sieve to strain out any of the seeds.

  • If you would like the full recipe for this lemonade you can find it listed in the information

  • box as well as a printable version on my website, just click the link on the screen.

  • This lemonade is so refreshing on a hot day, or even if you just feel like an ice cold

  • drink, and it’s perfect as a mixer for cocktails. If you don’t like the idea of this lemonade

  • being still you can easily make it fizzy by adding soda water or sparkling water instead

  • of still.

  • Continue with the remainder of lemons until you have enough lemon juice.

  • The simple syrup should have cooled by now, it doesn’t have to be too cold as well

  • add ice just make sure it isn’t hot. Add 3/4 cup of the simple syrup to the pitcher.

  • Everyone has different taste buds but usually a 1-1 ratio of lemon juice and simple syrup

  • works well.

  • Add a few handfuls of ice to cool the drink down. If youre not drinking this straight

  • away leave the ice until youre serving as it as it will melt down and dilute the

  • lemonade.

  • Fill up the pitcher with cold water, about 3 cups. This is a very simple recipe so make

  • sure to make it according to your tastes. Have a taste of the lemonade at this point,

  • if you think its too tart add more simple syrup, too strong add some more water.

  • To finish off the lemonade before serving slice a lemon and add the slices into the

  • drink. It helps to add a yellow touch to the drink as the lemonade tends to be quite pale.

  • I also love to add a few mint leaves, it adds an incredible freshness and I love the green.

  • Use a spoon to mix everything together and it’s ready to serve. Next time you have

  • a bunch of lemons and youre not sure what to do with them definitely try this lemonade.

  • It’s super simple to make a so refreshing. I hope you enjoyed this recipe, thank you

  • so much for watching and I’ll see you in my next video. Bye.

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Homemade Lemonade Recipe

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    阿馨 posted on 2017/06/17
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