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Honey Lemonade

  • 5 Dec 2020 11:49 AM
    Message # 9407180
    Jennifer Duke (Administrator)

    Although lemonade seems more like a summer beverage, I like making it beginning in December when my Meyer lemons ripen. 

    Stir 1/2 cup of honey into 1 cup of freshly squeezed lemon juice then add 5 cups of water.  For easier storage,  wait until you serve to add the water. It's also good with sparkling water. 

  • 31 Dec 2020 3:13 PM
    Reply # 9546836 on 9407180

    Nothing like fresh squeezed lemonade...even in December!  I usually make a Rosemary simple-syrup for our lemonade, so interested to use honey next time.  Our Meyer lemons are starting to ripen.

  • 16 Feb 2021 11:25 AM
    Reply # 10105738 on 9407180

    Jen, I find that it's challenging to get the honey to dissolve into the liquid if it's not at least warm. I usually end up putting it into the smallest bit of hot water that I can (depending on the amount of honey) and then refrigerating it. What do you do? 

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