Pink Lemonade

Perfectly refreshing for a sultry summer evening,

make up a big batch of this homemade pink lemonade in the morning & you can sip on it lazily all day long.


Start with a small saucepan & bung in 1 cup of caster sugar along with the peelings of 4 plump lemons & 1 cup of water. Bring that lot to the boil over a medium heat then simmer until the sugar is all dissolved. Remove from the heat & set aside to cool for later.

In your serving jug (make sure it’s a really big one as this makes a lot!), place 7-8 cups of water, the juice of the 4 lemons (or a wee bit more if you like it lemony), 1/2 a cup of cranberry juice (there’s the pink) & a good pinch of salt!

Remove the lemon peelings from the saucepan (they’ve done their job infusing all their luscious oil) & then add the syrup to the serving jug too.

Give it all a jolly good stir & you’re done.


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