Easy Peasy Lemon Squeezy: Making Lemonade


Quench your thirst with the classic summer refreshment — homemade lemonade! "Easy Peasy Lemon Squeezy" is more than just a fun phrase; it's the perfect way to describe how simple and satisfying it is to make your own lemonade. This recipe combines the tangy zest of fresh lemons with just the right amount of sweetness, creating a delightful drink that's sure to be a hit with both kids and adults.

Easy Peasy Lemon Squeezy: Making Lemonade

Preparation and Cooking Times

  • Preparation Time: 10 minutes
  • Cooking Time: 0 minutes
  • Total Time: 10 minutes

Number of Servings and Serving Size

  • Servings: 6
  • Serving Size: 1 glass (about 200 ml)


  • Fresh Lemons: 6, juiced
  • Granulated Sugar: 150 grams (0.33 pounds)
  • Water: 1 liter (about 4 cups)
  • Ice Cubes: as needed
  • Lemon Slices and Mint Leaves: for garnish

Detailed Method of Preparation

  1. Make Sugar Syrup: In a saucepan, dissolve the sugar in 250 ml (1 cup) of water over medium heat. Once dissolved, remove from heat and let it cool.
  2. Juice Lemons: Juice the lemons until you have about 1 cup of lemon juice.
  3. Combine: In a large pitcher, mix the lemon juice, sugar syrup, and remaining water. Stir well.
  4. Chill: Add ice cubes to the pitcher and refrigerate until cool.
  5. Serve: Pour the lemonade into glasses, garnish with lemon slices and mint leaves, and serve chilled.

Tips for Culinary Success

  • Adjust Sweetness: Alter the amount of sugar based on your preference for sweetness.
  • Fresh Lemons: Use fresh lemons for the best flavor.
  • Serving Tip: For a fizzy twist, mix in some sparkling water just before serving.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

  • Can I make lemonade without sugar? Yes, you can use honey, agave syrup, or a sugar substitute.
  • How long does homemade lemonade last? It can be stored in the refrigerator for up to a week.
  • Can I add other flavors? Absolutely! Try infusing it with berries, ginger, or herbs for a unique twist.