DSCN2054Fresh lemons made into lemonade. Excellent recipe!


6 large lemons

150g sugar

1.4 litres of boiling water


1- Scrub the lemons in warm water, then grate the lemons with a zester.

2- Put the zest in a large bowl and add the squeezed juice of all the lemons and the sugar.

3- Next pour 1.4 litres of boiling water, stir well, cover and leave overnight in a cool place.

4- Next day stir again and taste to check the sweetness.  Add more sugar if it is necessary.

5- Strain the lemon mixture.  Pour into bottles and then chill.

6- Serve the lemonade either straight or diluted with soda water, with lots of ice.


  • Make sure that there is not white pith in the lemon zest or the lemonade will taste bitter.


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