Lemonade or rather homemade lemonade. What can be better! No, even the most famous ready-made soft drinks can be compared with homemade lemonade, prepared according to a proven recipe directly from aromatic lemons at home. How to make lemonade at home? Here is the answer. This citrus is one of the most popular and delicious food additions for all kinds of dishes, confectionery, mineral water, etc. You can use everything, whole lemon: pulp, lemon juice, zest. They create aromatic oils and an acid component. Lemons are very beneficial as fresh as well as frozen lemons.
This citrus is an excellent prophylactic against colds. It strengthens the immune system, increases the body’s resistance. Not just that, citric acid is often included in the complex of antiviral medicines and other medicines for colds. It has a positive effect on vascular walls and K, it is found in the soft part of the fruit. It is useful not only for the heart and blood vessels but also for the genitourinary system, especially for the kidneys. To get all the benefits for health almost every day, you can prepare a very simple recipe for lemonade.
It’s very convenient when you have lemon concentrate in your fridge, particularly when you’re waiting for guests or it’s very hot summer, that will help you to make your lemonade for every taste. It is a lot of lemonade concentrate recipes, but here is a simple one just 3 basic ingredients in under 15 minutes! It’s worth mentioning that the recipe makes two times the amount of homemade lemonade concentrate concerning the cost of one frozen can. So, thirst-quenching complete satisfaction is at-the-ready and waiting in the fridge when the requirement occurs.
SIMPLY LEMONADE INGREDIENTS:
1/3 C. GRANULATED SUGAR
1/3 C. WATER
1TBS. MINCED FRESH LEMON ZEST (FROM 2 LEMONS)
1/3 C. FRESHLY SQUEEZED LEMON JUICE (FROM 8 LEMONS) OR YOU CAN USE FROZEN LEMON JUICE
MIX THE SUGAR AND WATER IN A SMALL PAN OVER LOW HEAT.
SLOWLY BRING THE MIXTURE TO A BOIL, STIRRING SOMETIMES, UNTIL SUGAR IS COMPLETELY MELTED. TAKE IT OF FROM HOB
MIX THE LEMON JUICE AND ZEST INTO THE BASIC SYRUP. SET THE CONCENTRATE ASIDE TO COOL TO NORMAL ROOM TEMPERATURE LEVEL.
WHEN COOLED DOWN, HOMEMADE LEMON CONCENTRATE MAY BE KEPT IN AN AIRTIGHT CONTAINER IN THE FRIDGE FOR AS MUCH AS TWO WEEKS, OR FROZEN LEMONADE CONCENTRATE FOR APPROXIMATELY 2 MONTHS.
HOW TO USE HOMEMADE LEMONADE CONCENTRATE:
TO MAKE AN INDIVIDUAL PORTION, MIX 1/4 MUG LEMONADE CONCENTRATE WITH 3/4 MUG COLD WATER. STIR. INCLUDE ICE, AS DESIRED.
FOR 1 QUART (4 PERSON SERVINGS,) COMBINE 1 MUG LEMONADE CONCENTRATE WITH 3 MUGS COLD WATER. STIR. ADD ICE, AS DESIRED.
TO MAKE A HALF GALLON (8 INDIVIDUAL SERVINGS,) STIR 2 MUGS OF LEMONADE CONCENTRATE WITH 6 MUGS OF COLD WATER. INCLUDE ICE, AS YOU WISH.
THIS DISH MAKES 1 QUART OF LEMONADE CONCENTRATE AND ALSO 4 QUARTS (1 GALLON) OF HOMEMADE LEMONADE.
JUST TRY IT AND YOU WILL LOVE IT!