Tuesday, August 5, 2014

Summertime is Lemonade Time!

What's better on a hot, summer day than a cold glass of lemonade?   Yes, homemade lemonade.

It's so easy to make and is so delicious!  All you need is three ingredients which are:

Lemon Juice -  6 to 8 lemons
1 Cup Water
Sugar - 3/4 cup
Cold Water - 3 to 4 cups


I first dissolve the sugar in 1 cup water and cook over stove on low heat until sugar dissolves.  This makes a simple syrup.  Then I add the squeezed lemon juice to the simple syrup.

The last step is to add another 3-4 cups cold water and stir.















Well now it is time for me to enjoy a nice, cold mason jar filled with the perfect lemonade in my backyard!

I even have some extra lemonade with a pretty straw, would you like some?

Hope you are enjoying your day, too!










8 comments:

  1. Believe it or not, I never knew how to make real lemonade until I read this. Thanks!!

    Jane xx

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  2. I would love to have some lemonade. :-) It looks so refreshing. Yummy!
    Your back yard is so very inviting, I would love to come sit and visit.

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  3. What pretty setting to enjoy our lemonade!

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  4. love the set up....great pictures Christine from Little Brags

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  5. I love fresh lemonade in the Summer too!
    Your garden vignette is so pretty!
    Thanks so much for sharing,
    Suzanne

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  6. Perfect drink for a perfect summer day. Love your your spot to sit and drink your lemonade. So sweet.
    Kris

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  7. There's nothing quite like a refreshing ice cold glass of lemonade on a hot day! And what better way to use up all those paper straws I've been hoarding! Lol! Happy Friday!

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  8. Lemonade is one of my favorite summertime drinks. You created such a cozy area to enjoy a glass or two!!

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