Traditional lemonade recipe
- 300g sugar
- 6 lemons
- 3 cups (750mL) water
- Soda water, to serve
Peel lemon rind into strips. Squeeze juice from lemons into a jug, cover and store in the fridge.
Place the sugar in a glass mixing bowl, stir in the lemon rind, cover with plastic wrap and leave overnight.
Add 3 cups of boiling water to sugar and rind, stir until sugar has dissolved and add lemon juice.
Strain syrup into a glass bottle, allow to cool and then store in fridge.
To serve, pour a small amount of syrup into a glass (less than you would use to make up cordial) and fill glass with soda water. Adjust to suit your sweet tooth.
- Adjust the sugar levels to suit your sweet tooth.
- The recipe is easy to make, and a great excuse to teach kids what traditional lemonade tastes like. So much better than store bought!