This five-ingredient lemonade recipe is the drink of the season, and fusing in another juicy fruit adds a twist to the classic beverage.
It is the season of the sun, and while beer and ice-tea are popular drinks of choice, few beverages come close to the rejuvenating taste of chilled homemade lemonade.
Loved for its tanginess, lemonade is a refreshing way to quench thirst, while also offering the added benefit of the fruit’s detoxing properties.
While the classic version of the drink is the easiest to make, the taste and freshness can be spruced up using sprinklings of mint leaves, an addition of ginger and other ingredients.
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As published by Boston Globe, the classic lemonade can be made in just a few steps with merely five ingredients.
THE CLASSIC LEMONADE
The below recipe can be followed for making about 2 quarts of lemonade.
Medium-sized juicy lemons – 8 to 10
Medium-sized scrubbed lemons – 4
Chilled water – 6 large cups
Sugar – 1 ¼ cup (more sugar can be added to suit taste)
Salt – to taste
LEMONADE WITH A TWIST OF WATERMELON
Make the following changes to the classic lemonade recipe:
Adding watermelon can bring in more sweetness to the lemonade. For a chunkier infusion of watermelon, use a medium-mesh strainer or choose a finer mesh strainer to prepare a smoother version.