Lemonade is a special juice from the lemon itself. Though not popular in Nigeria as a juice delicacy. The real ingredients that make up the lemonade is not far from us. If you have make a juice of fresh lemon and drink it after adding small quantity of salt. You will probably get a clue to what lemonade is all about.
Beyond the shores of Nigeria you can get processed and preserved lemonade in beverage stores, however, they cannot be measured to a freshly-made lemonade made at home. This class of lemonade offers special taste and satisfaction and probably has lots of health benefits than others.
Though Nigerians are not known is taking lemonade, those that want to give it trial can follow the steps itemized in this post to make a fresh and tasty lemonade to get the lemonade experience.
Ordinarily, you can make a juice from your ripped fresh lemons add little salt or drink it without adding any salt at all. But when it comes to making a lemonade that seems to be different. This time you need additional ingredients into it.
A lemonade consists of the juice of ripped fresh lemons, water, and sugar. What really makes the difference in different lemonades is the quantity combination in the three ingredients.
There are numerous ways of preparing lemonade it all have to do with what you really want. However, I will try to make this post as simple as possible by highlighting the basic steps you need to make a simple lemonade for personal consumption.
Here are steps to make a simple lemonade at home:
Assuming you are making this for personal consumption; you can plan to make 2 cups of lemonade at home by getting the following:
Four Table spoonful of granulated sugar
Six to seven ripped fresh lemons
One cup of clean water
PROCEDURES IN MAKING LEMONADE AT HOME
Make a simple syrup of water and sugar by adding the granulated sugar into the clean water.
Boil the water with the sugar in it and stir until the sugar dissolves in it.
Allow the syrup to cool to room temperature.
Juice out the ripped fresh lemons by squeezing out its juice into a cup.
Carefully add the Lemon juice into the syrup and take note of the take.
If your lemon juice is small and you want to get a thicker taste of the lemon, you can reduce the syrup quantity before adding your lemon juice.
At this point your lemon juice is ready to serve.
Based on preferences, you can add cubes of ice blocks or put the lemonade in a refrigerator.
To ensure the lemonade is not too sweet, top little water to it and reduce the quantity of the sugar next time.