Lemonade, a refreshing drink served chilled in this hot summer. It is simple to make within no time. Lemonade can be prepared using different combinations of seasonal fruits that have a delicious taste. The lemonade is made from squeezed lemon juice, it has different flavors made with various summer fruits such as cherries, raspberries, cranberries, strawberries and grapes. All these fruits are from berry family. It is also used in making mocktails, cocktails etc. Daily consumption of lemonade helps to reduce the health problems such as kidney stones, body heat etc. Now, let us see the procedure of making lemonade using fruits.
- Lemons- 8
- Ice cubes- 2 cups
- Lemon slices- thin- 4
- Mint leaves fresh- 1/4cup
- Lemon grass for flavor
- Sugar- 1 1/2 cup
Step 1: Combine sugar and hot water in a bowl.
Step 2: Mix the ingredients until sugar dissolves.
Step 3: Peel lemon zest from the lemon and add to the sugar mixture.
Step 4: Cut lemons and squeeze juice from them and add to the mix.
Step 5: Add ice cubes, lemon syrup and mint leaves for garnish.
Step 6: You can add more water as you require.
Step 7: Serve recipe in glasses and enjoy the taste of basic lemonade.
- Lemons- 4 large
- Strawberries- 2
- Ice cubes- 1 cup
- Sugar- 1 cup
- Water- 250ml
- Lemon zest – 1 spoon
Step 1: In a saucepan, combine 2 cups of water, sugar and lemon zest. Simmer it well by stirring the ingredients.
Step 2: Later off the flame, pour the syrup in a glass bowl.
Step 3: Add lemon juice, ice cubes and water, mix all the ingredients until chilled.
Step 4: Clean strawberries and make into fine puree using processor.
Step 5: Add puree over lemonade drink, stir the drink once and serve it in a glass.
Enjoy the taste of strawberry flavored chilled lemonade.
Blueberry lemonade with ginger
- Sugar- 1 cup
- Water- 1/2 cup + 4 cups
- Grated ginger- 1 spoon
- Chopped lemon verbena- 1 spoon
- Verbena leaves for garnish
- Blueberries- 1 cup
- Lemon juice- 1/2 cup
Step 1: Combine half cup sugar, 1/2 cup water, lemon verbena and ginger in a saucepan.
Step 2: Boil them for a 2min and transfer syrup to a plate, set aside till the temperature reduces.
Step 3: Place blueberries and remaining sugar in a processor and make into fine puree.
Step 4: Add lemon juice and water to the puree and blend it again.
Step 5: Combine syrup and blueberry juice in a glass.
Step 6: Add ice cubes to serve the chilled drink.
Step 7: Garnish drink with lemon verbena for flavor
Enjoy the taste of blueberry lemonade with lemon verbena flavor.