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How to make Organic Lemonade

How to make Organic Lemonade

Have you ever thought about how to make Organic Lemonade. We love it so much!  I started making it last fall. I love making it because I know what is in it. You can make it with traditional or organic lemons.  What I find is the organic lemons are smaller and it takes more to obtain the amount of juice that you want. They have a very clean taste though and I love making lemonade from them.

Organic Lemonade

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Prep Time:15 mins
Cook Time:2 mins
Total Time:17 mins

Ingredients

  • You will need 1 bag of organic lemons 10 - 12
  • Sweetleaf Stevia or Sugar
  • Filtered water
  • Ice

Instructions

  • To start be sure the lemons are at room temperature. If you keep them in the refrigerator allow them to sit over night so they are easier to juice.
  • Roll the lemons on the counter with your hand before you juice.
  • You can use a hand juicer however it is hard on your hands. We prefer an electric juicer. We purchased an attachment for our kitchen aid mixer and it works well.
  • Juice your lemons
  • Make sugar-water by boiling water with an equal amount of sugar (I have also used all natural maple syrup and that works really well too)
  • For 1 gallon of lemonade use 2 cups sugar-water and 4 lemons
  • Add lemon juice while sugar water is hot.
  • If it tastes too sweet, add more water. If it tastes too sour, add more sugar-water. If it tastes too weak, add more lemon juice.
  • If you have left over lemon juice freeze it into an ice-cube tray.
  • Refrigerate and serve with ice and lemon slices for garnish, if desired.
  • You can see the chart below for Sweetleaf Stevia if desired instead of sugar. If you use all natural maple syrup use desired for your preference.
Servings: 4
Author: Melissa Jennings

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