Homemade Lemonade

Strawberry & Basil Lemonade

Cast of Characters: 2 cups of fresh lemon juice, 1 gallon of cold water, 2 cups of sugar, 5 strawberries (sliced), 1 lemon (sliced), chopped basil, and ice

Step one: In a large container, mix sugar and water until sugar dissolves.

Step two: Add fresh lemon juice and continue to stir until well mixed.

Step three: Add sliced strawberries, lemons, and basil.

Step four: Serve over a glass of ice and enjoy!

 

Cucumber & Mint Lemonade

Cast of Characters: 2 cups of fresh lemon juice, 4 cups of sparkling (carbonated) water, 1 gallon of cold water, 2 cups of sugar, sliced cucumber, and chopped mint leaves

Step one: In a large container, mix sugar and water until the sugar is dissolved.

Step two: Add the fresh lemon juice and sparkling water. Continue to stir until well mixed.

Step three: Add sliced cucumber and chopped mint leaves.

Step four: Serve over a glass of ice and enjoy!

These two lemonade recipes were inspired from the flavored lemonade post over at A Beautiful Mess as well as the variety of posts on Pinterest. Experiment with your lemonade recipe and let us know what combination of flavors went well together!