Last of the Summer Lemonade

Just finishing the last bottle of homemade summer lemonade, now the nights have drawn in, the leaves have turned and the temperature has dropped this is like a taste of summer but still excellent and the kids love it!

Last of the Summer Lemonade

Last of the Summer Lemonade


  • 4 lemons
  • 3lb sugar
  • 4 pts water
  • 2oz citric acid (you can buy it from the local chemist)


  • cut away the outside peel and zest of the lemons and place in liquidiser with half a pint of water, if large lemons cut the ends off and discard.  top speed for 1 minute.
  • pour into saucepan with remaining water and bring to boil.
  • extract juice from lemons and add sugar and citric acid to pan, stir to dissolve.
  • strain and bottle in hot sterilised bottles.

About cwildman

Local Food Evangelist, 5th Generation Butcher based in the Yorkshire Dales, England. Town End Farm Shop, Artisan Butchery & Charcuterie, Home of The Yorkshire Chorizo.
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1 Response to Last of the Summer Lemonade

  1. rutheh says:

    Love your post and photo. Had a similar thought.
    Check out my post today


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