June 01, 2017


Large lemons - 10
Caster sugar - 120 gms
Lime -1
Mint sprigs for decoration


  • pare the rind from the 9 lemons using a vegetable peeler. Take care to avoid the white pith.
  • Squeeze out and strain the juice to make up 450 ml
  • Put the lemon rind into a large, heatproof bowl, add the sugar and pour in 1.5 litres of boiling water.
  • Stir until the sugar dissolves, then cover and leave to stand for 30 minutes.
  • Strain the lemon liquid into a large jug and stir in the lemon juice.
  • Cover and refrigerate for about 2 hours, until it is really well chilled.
  • Place ice cubes into a large serving jug. Cut the remaining lemon and the lime into slices and add to the jug.
  • Pour the lemonade into the jug and decorate with mint leaves.
  • This lemonade will keep in the refrigerator for a week.

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