Fresh pink lemonade recipe
Cool down with this refreshing pink lemonade made with raspberries, lemon and mint.
1h 10m prep
* 1 1/2 cups (375ml) lemon juice
* 1 cup (220g) caster sugar
* 3 cups (750ml) of water
* 1 lemon, sliced, to garnish
* Fresh mint leaves, to garnish
* 50g fresh raspberries or frozen raspberries
* 1 tbsp caster sugar, extra
* 1 lemon, sliced
3 Method / Steps
Stir lemon juice, caster sugar and water in a saucepan over low heat for 5 mins or until sugar dissolves. Cool, then chill for 1 hour.
Meanwhile, prepare the raspberry puree: Combine raspberries and extra caster sugar in a saucepan over low heat. Cook, stirring to lightly crush, for 2 mins or until sugar dissolves and raspberries break down and release their juices. Strain through a fine sieve into a bowl.
Place the lemonade in a serving jug. Add 1 tablespoon of the raspberry puree and stir to combine. Add sliced lemon, mint leaves and ice cubes to the lemonade. Divide the remaining raspberry puree among serving glasses. Top with the pink lemonade.
source – cooking365.co.za