Homemade Lemonade, so refreshing and delicious

Those days you can buy lemonade in every supermarket but have you ever tried to a real homemade lemonade? It is so much easier than you imagine and the taste is delicious.

Lemons, elderflower, mint

Homemade Lemonade

The essential ingredients are lemons, water and any sweetener (sugar, agave syrup or stevia). Also, you can add herbals like mint, elderflower, lavender, sweet wood-roof or rose petals. Alternative you can try fresh fruits e.g. raspberries, blueberries, watermelon or peach. Since everybody has a different taste, I would like to suggest that you play with the ingredients until you developed your receipt for your homemade lemonade.

Ingredients for homemade lemonade

 

Preparation for homemade lemonade

To be able to produce more than one glass of lemonade, I bought a few glass bottles last year. These are easy to fill and to clean since they have a wide opening. Lemonade should be served cold. Either you have ice cubes available or some space in the fridge to cool down the beverage.

Mint and lemons for lemonade

Ingredients

Three lemons per liter

sweetener, we used agave syrup

elderflower, fresh  10 grams per liter

or

lavender, fresh 10 grams per liter

or

mint, fresh 20 grams per liter

water

Firstly squeeze the lemons and filter the lemon seeds. Wash the herbals or fruits you would like to add. Cut the herbals or fruits if necessary. Add a little water and the sweetener. Fill with cold water. The lemonade tastes the best when you give it two hours to let the herbals or fruit infuse. Taste the drink and add sweetener if needed.

Bottled lemonade with lavender

It is very practical to take the bottles to a BBQ or a picknick too. If you serve the lemonade at home, I recommend beautiful glasses, some ice cubes and some sliced lemon or herbs for decoration.

Lavender fresh and mint fresh

Does it look delicious?

Ready homemade lemonade with herbals

When you use organic lemons, you can cut the fruit skin fragile and put it into the lemonade too. The infusion is very delicious.

Fresh lemonade with elderflower

I hope this is a little inspiration. Let me know which flavor you like the most.

 

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Comments

    • Esther
      12. Juni 2017 / 15:34

      Dear Violette,
      thank you so much. Yes, this lemonade was so delicious.
      Have a nice day. Love, Esther

    • Esther
      12. Juni 2017 / 20:30

      Hi Aharon,
      it was delicious.
      Have a fabulous evening. Love, Esther

    • Esther
      12. Juni 2017 / 20:31

      Hi Nina,
      thank you for stopping by. -It was delicious.
      Have a nice evening. Love, Esther

  1. Tamara
    12. Juni 2017 / 18:48

    I love adding lavender to my lemonade! Great recipe!

    XoXo,

    Tamara – LoveofMode.com

    • Esther
      12. Juni 2017 / 20:32

      Hi Tamara,
      the lavender lemonade was super delicious.
      Have a nice evening. Love, Esther

    • Esther
      12. Juni 2017 / 20:33

      Hi Bella,
      yes please try it and let me know which flavor you liked the best.
      Love, Esther

  2. 12. Juni 2017 / 19:42

    This is so so pretty and perfect for the summer heat! I’m definitely going to try it. Never thought about putting herbs in it but it looks so pretty!
    Thanks for sharing girl!

    xx, mel
    http://melinspired.com

    • Esther
      12. Juni 2017 / 20:35

      Hi Mel,
      sometimes we need to try something new and you create something great new.
      Have a great week. Love, Esther

    • Esther
      13. Juni 2017 / 14:40

      Hi Katherine,
      thank you so much. It was a geat fun and the lemonade was very delicious.
      Have a fabulous day. Love, Esther

    • Esther
      13. Juni 2017 / 14:46

      Hi Milex,
      Thank you for stopping by.
      Have a nice day. Love, Esther

    • Esther
      13. Juni 2017 / 15:07

      Hi Monica,
      the lemonade was delicious and we had a lot of fun producing it.
      Have a sunny afternoon. Love, Esther

    • Esther
      14. Juni 2017 / 22:25

      Hi Kate,
      it was very refreshing and delicious.
      Have a nice day. Love, Esther

  3. 14. Juni 2017 / 06:13

    Thank you so much for sharing this recipe which seems to be very simple! The photos are very beautiful and vivid! I will use organic lemons! have a wonderful day!
    xo Yvonne
    http://www.aproposh.com

    • Esther
      14. Juni 2017 / 22:33

      Hi Yvonne,
      indeed it is very simple to produce. Thank you for all your compliments.
      Have a nice day. Love, Esther

  4. 15. Juni 2017 / 09:33

    Oh it looks delicious!! I love a cold homemade lemonade drink, especially during hot summer evenings!! I am going to try it in the next few days!! Have a lovely day!! 🙂

    • Esther
      15. Juni 2017 / 09:37

      Hi Marianthi,
      thank you very much. It was very delicious.
      Have a fabulous day. 🙂 Love, Esther

    • Esther
      22. Juni 2017 / 08:16

      Hi Britt,
      I had a lavender lemonade at a dinner in LA last winter and it was delicious.
      Trying out new recipes is so much fun. Enjoy.
      Have a fabulous day. Love, Esther

    • Esther
      10. August 2017 / 11:08

      Hi Emily,
      you are so right. There is nothing better than a freshly squeezed lemonade.
      Love, Esther

    • Esther
      26. September 2017 / 13:03

      Hi Angelie,
      you have lemons in your backyard? Lucky you. This is one of my future goals 🙂 Have a nice day. Love, Esther

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