lemonade_2The juice and the zest of 2 large lemons

4oz/100g  Sugar

100ml water.

1 litre of  refrigerated Soda Water or fizzy mineral water.

 

 

Grate the zest of the lemons into a container, cut the lemons in half and squeeze out all the juice and add to the zest and stir.

In a small pan add the water and the sugar and put on a medium heat, stirring all the time, until the sugar has melted.

Continue stirring on a medium but gentle heat, until the mixture thickens and becomes a light syrup.

Do not allow the syrup to turn brown.

When the syrup is ready take it off the heat and set aside.

Strain the lemon mixture to get rid of the pips and add it to the syrup mixture in the pan.

Into a large Jug, Pour the syrup and lemon mixture into a large jug add to it the chilled soda water and stir well.

Bottle it and seal tightly.

Or serve immediately with slices of lemon?/Lime and ice.