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RECIPE: super easy homemade lemonade

RECIPE: super easy homemade lemonade

These past few days here in Vienna have been surprisingly warm and sunny – you could almost call it a little preview of summer. And for summery days I love a yummy gold drink with a splash of citrus, so I’ve been making this super easy homemade lemonade almost daily. Again, not really sure this post deserves the titel “recipe” since it only requires mixing a few ingredients with no measuring, weighing or things of that sort involved. But my cooking (and drink-making) is usually all about easy “recipes” and working with ingredients I have in the fridge, since I mostly just throw together a few things I am craving at that moment. This lemonade was definitely a favorite from the past week, so I wanted to share it with you. And if you’re looking for a refreshing cocktail for your next date night at home, girls get-together or BBQ, this also works great with a splash of vodka – just sayin’ 🙂

homemade lemonade recipe

What you’ll need:

– soda water or tapwater (if you don’t like the bubbles)

– a few wedges of lime (or lemon)

– fresh mint

– a splash of elderflower sirup to sweeten

– a hand full of ice cubes

**2cl vodka (if you’re going for the cocktail version)

In a glass, mix some lime juice and a splash of elderflower sirup. Tear up fresh mint leaves and throw in the glass, as well as 2-3 slices of lime. Fill with soda water, add ice cubes and stir. Enjoy!

homemade lemonade recipe for summer

super easy homemade lemonade recipe

homemade lemonade recipe with fresh mint

 

6 Comments

  • 6 years ago

    ich gebe immer noch braunen zucker hinzu (lasse den sirup weg), das schmeckt auch toll:)

  • 6 years ago

    mmhh klingt sehr fein 🙂 Die Strohhalme und Gläschen sind toll – die würde ich gerne nachshoppen. Wo bekommt man die? lg

  • 6 years ago

    I have been pinning ( pinterest) a whole bunch of these drinks. I’m thinking of having different kinds of lemonade and mason jars at my wedding next year! So cute and Girly!

  • 6 years ago

    This looks so nice and refreshing! I’ll be sure to try it sometime 🙂

  • 6 years ago

    This looks so nice! I’m definitely bookmarking the recipe – I must give it a try soon 🙂

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