Homemade Lemonade

  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 5 minutes
  • Total Time: 15 minutes


A sweet and sour lemonade for hot summer days.



Lemon Syrup

  • 230g white granulated sugar (1 and 1/4 cup)
  • 250ml freshly squeezed lemon juice, sieved (about 6 lemons)


  • sparkling water
  • optional, ice cubes
  • optional, 2 organic lemons, cut into slices or triangles¬†


Lemon Syrup

  1. In a small sauce pan, add sugar and lemon juice and bring to a simmer, stirring occasionally.
  2. Your syrup is done when you rub it between your fingers and cannot feel any sugar granules anymore.
  3. Fill into a clean glass bottle and let it cool.


  1. To assemble, add a small amount of syrup to the each glass. Fill with ice cubes and lemon slices and pour sparkling water on top.
  2. Stir and serve.


This recipe yields 1 bottle of lemon syrup. Store the rest of the syrup in the fridge for up to 3 weeks.