CLASSIC LEMONADE RECIPE

Sweet, tart and totally refreshing; lemonade is the quintessential taste of summer. Super quick and easy to make, this homemade recipe is the perfect accompaniment to barbeques and garden parties.

A jug of homemade lemonade, bowl of fresh lemons and a silk scarf sit atop a table.
A jug of homemade lemonade, bowl of fresh lemons and a silk scarf sit atop a table.

INGREDIENTS

  1. 4 unwaxed lemons, thinly sliced
  2. 1.5 litres water
  3. 140g sugar

METHOD

  1. 1.
    Place the lemon slices into a heatproof jug.
  2. 2.
    Pour over the boiling water and stir in the sugar.
  3. 3.
    Leave the mixture to chill.
  4. 4.
    Serve over ice and garnish with lemon slices.

GIVE IT A TWIST

Turn it pink with fresh strawberries or add crushed basil leaves, elderflower liqueur and gin for a deliciously boozy twist.

A jug of homemade lemonade, bowl of fresh lemons and a silk scarf sit atop a table.

METHOD

  1. 1.
    Place the lemon slices into a heatproof jug.
  2. 2.
    Pour over the boiling water and stir in the sugar.
  3. 3.
    Leave the mixture to chill.
  4. 4.
    Serve over ice and garnish with lemon slices.

GIVE IT A TWIST

Turn it pink with fresh strawberries or add crushed basil leaves, elderflower liqueur and gin for a deliciously boozy twist.

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