A new take on the classic lemonade recipe
Lemonade is the perfect drink for summer. It is light, fresh and rich in vitamins and minerals. But it isn’t always easy to get the measures right. Achieving a balance between the acidity of the lemons and the amount of sugar is a challenge.
When the lemons are sour, people tend to add more sugar, but this only disguises the taste, and then you end up with an extremely sugary drink with a sour aftertaste.
The solution we found was to use two magical ingredients to replace the traditional refined sugar.
The magic ingredients are Agave syrup and elderflower syrup, and you’ll see how after trying them you will not want lemonade any other way.
Agave syrup is extracted from a plant with the same name and from the same family as succulents, it has a neutral taste, but has a sweetening power superior to sugar cane. Since you don’t need to use doses as large as you would sugar, it turns out to be a healthier alternative if used in moderation.
Elderflower is known for its anti-inflammatory properties and in the form of syrup diluted in water it makes an excellent refreshing drink in it’s own right. We like to use it in the lemonade because of its delicate and floral taste.
Lemonade is the perfect drink for summer. It is light, fresh and rich in vitamins and minerals.
- 3 Medium Lemons
- 1 Lime
- 50ml de Agave Syrup
- 50ml de Elderflower Syrup
- 1 Litre Water
- Mint leaves
Squeeze the lemons and the lime into a jar.
Add the agave syrup and elderflower syrup. Stir well with a wooden spoon.
Add one litre of water, preferably cold water.
Finely chop the mint.
Right before serving, add the ice and stir well to prevent the ingredients from sitting on the bottom of the jar.
Enjoy and get refreshed!