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Easy, Refreshing Limeade


Looking for the perfect, most refreshing summer drink? Well, look no further. This is it - Limeade.


Limeade - and even lemonade - is surprisingly easy to make. Seriously, if you don't want to buy packet mixes, making it at home is the way to go and this recipe takes only a little amount of time.


Also when it comes to limeade it's occasionally fun to up the recipe with flavor syrups. I enjoy using cherry, raspberry, or even peach syrup to give my limeade a little something extra.


So here's the simple recipe:


Ingredients:

1/2 cup lime juice

Lime zest

1/2 cup sugar

3 1/2 cups water, divided


Adjust amounts as needed to create more limeade. I use glass quart sized pitchers, so if you use a bigger pitcher you will need to double to recipe or so.


Instructions:

  1. Juice limes and place lime juice in pitcher.

  2. Place zest of the limes, 1/2 cup sugar, and 1/2 water in a pan. Simmer until sugar is dissolved to create a simple syrup.

  3. Strain simple syrup to pull out the lime zest.

  4. Pour simple syrup in pitcher with lime juice.

  5. Add 3 cups of water to the pitcher and chill.

  6. Serve drink over ice and add flavorings if desired. Enjoy!


Here are some photos of making the recipe:


Happy Cooking!


- Ellie


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