When life gives you lemons… Our favorite (and simple) lemonade recipe.

by | May 29, 2019

Our last project/decor post using lemons and a cute little sign gave us a taste for lemonade and I’ve been making a glass or two every day since.

Here is our quick and easy by-the-glass recipe for lemonade and a few more of our favorite recipes.

Owen’s Favorite Single Serving Lemonade (serves one)

Ingredients

  • Simple Syrup (needs 1 cup real sugar)
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • Water
  • Mint leaves (optional)

Bring one cup of water to a boil, stir in 1 cup sugar until it dissolves and then cool. I keep a jar of simple syrup in the fridge in a canning jar for beverages.

We juice our lemons with this simple glass juice. Go retro. Get a glass juicer.

Reserve one or two thin slices of lemon before you squeeze the halves.

When life gives you lemons... Our favorite (and simple) lemonade recipe.

Strain the juice into a glass, add 2-4 tablespoons of syrup depending on your love of sweetness level. Add water. Add ice.

Serve with a straw, add a slice or two of lemon and a sprig or two of mint, and enjoy lemonade for one.

Diabetic? On Keto? Substitute a nice stevia based sweetener for the sugar.

When life gives you lemons... Our favorite (and simple) lemonade recipe.

Here are a few of our other favorite lemonade related recipes. Share your favorite tips in the comments. Like, do you garnish with mint?

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