These two lemonade recipes are the perfect summer drinks!
Who doesn’t love a refreshing drink on hot summer days? Fresh from the refrigerator and not too sweet, that’s how I like my drinks. If you like it sweet just add your favorite sweetener to your lemonade.
Classic Homemade Lemonade Ingredients:
- 4 cups water
- 1/2 cup honey
- 3/4 cup freshly squeezed lemon juice
- a couple of lemon slices
- lemon balm or peppermint leaves
Start by mixing your water with the honey in a large pitcher.
When all the honey is dissolved pour your freshly squeezed lemon juice into the honey water. I use a sieve since I’m not a big pulp fan.
And ofc we can not forget about LOTS of ice and some lemon slices in our lemonade. I also like to add some lemon balm or peppermint leaves to the lemonade.
Red Currant Lemonade Ingredients:
- 1 part red currant juice
- 3 parts water
- a few stems of fresh lemon thyme
- fresh currants
For the lemonade mix the juice and the cold water in a pitcher. To add some extra flavor I use a few stems of lemon thyme and fresh currants. Let the lemonade chill in the fridge for about 20 minutes for the thyme to infuse it’s flavor .
Serve over ice.