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Homemade Lemonade

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ready in: under 30 minutes
serves/makes:   16

recipe id: 16862
cook method: stovetop

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4 cups white sugar
2 cups water
2 cups fresh lemon juice
2 teaspoons citric acid
2 teaspoons tartaric acid
water or soda water
mint leaves


Place sugar and water in a saucepan and bring to the boil. Simmer for five minutes, then add the lemon juice, citric acid and tartaric acid. Bring to the boil again, then take off the heat and funnel into sterilized bottles.

Put some of the mixture into a glass and top up with water (or soda water if you like your lemonade fizzy). Add ice, and garnish with a sprig of fresh mint.

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203 calories, 0 grams fat, 53 grams carbohydrates, 0 grams protein per serving. This recipe is low in sodium. This recipe is low in fat.
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