Homemade Lemonade Recipe | Simple Syrup Lemonade Recipe | Make Fresh Lemonade

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A tall glass of cool refreshing lemonade is one of the best natural drinks one can reach out for during those scorching summer afternoons. There is something about this timeless classic that makes it equally appealing to all age groups. The ones made from freshly squeezed lemons are always the best . But when combined with fresh herbs, the infusion of novel flavors takes it to yet another level. It is easy to make, relatively inexpensive and gets ready in a jiffy. The trick lies in keeping some simple sugar syrup ready at all times.
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Prep Time10 minutes
Total Time10 minutes
Served As: Beverages
Recipe Cuisine Type: Beverages, Homestyle Cooking
Recipe Taste: Salty, Sour, Sweet, Tangy
Calories 542 kcal
Servings 2

Ingredients
 

  • 1 cup Sugar
  • 1 cup Water
  • 10-12 Lemon fresh
  • 1 sprig Thyme or mint
  • 1 jug Water Chilled
  • 8-10 cubes Ice Cubes
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Instructions
 

  • Take sugar and water in (1:1 ratio) in a saucepan.
    Homemade Lemonade Recipe | Simple Syrup Lemonade Recipe | Make Fresh Lemonade - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers
  • Let it simmer till it dissolves completely.
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  • Keep aside till it cools down completely. The syrup can be bottled up and refrigerated for 1-2 months.
  • In the meanwhile, cut the lemons into halves.
  • Use a squeezer to extract the juice. This makes the task easier and also removes the irksome seeds.
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To Assemble the lemonade

  • Add lemon juice, mint leaves and chilled water to the serving glasses. (Use a muddler to crush the herbs and infuse their natural oils into the water)
  • Stir in the sugar syrup and adjust the level of sweetness.
  • Lastly, add the ice-cubes just before serving the Lemonade.

Recipe Notes

  • Lemons will yield more juice if immersed in a bowl of warm water for 5-10 mins before juicing them.
  • Fresh lemon juice can be bottled up and stored for 2-3 days in the refrigerator. 
About the Author: Sweta Biswal, runs a blog by the name of Oriyarasoi which is one of the most comprehensive food blogs on Odia Cuisine. She also enjoys giving a makeover to traditional recipes and believes in healthy eating. Not surprisingly, her blog has an amazing variety of weight loss recipes. Plus quite a few guilt-free desserts to die for!
You can follow Sweta and be in touch with her for authentic Oriya cuisine recipes and healthy weight loss recipes on her Blog OriyarasoiPlattershareTwitter and Facebook

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Recipe Nutrition

Calories: 542kcal | Carbohydrates: 150g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 2g | Saturated Fat: 0.2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.5g | Monounsaturated Fat: 0.1g | Sodium: 21mg | Potassium: 750mg | Fiber: 15g | Sugar: 113g | Vitamin A: 143IU | Vitamin C: 287mg | Calcium: 149mg | Iron: 3mg
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