Easy peasy homemade lemonade

Easy peasy homemade lemonade

Ingredients for lemonade: lemons and sugar.
This classic summer beverage is a moreish thirst quencher for all ages


Serves 6

  • 250ml still or tap water
  • 200g sugar
  • 6 lemons
  • 1l sparkling water

Heat the still water in a small pan and dissolve the sugar completely to make simple syrup. Set aside to cool in the fridge.

Juice the lemons — either use a sieve or leave in the small bits of fruit depending on what consistency you like.

A glass of homemade lemonade on a bench.

Once the syrup is completely cooled, add the lemon juice, transfer to a pitcher and top up with the sparkling water. Mix well and serve with ice and lemon slices.