07 July 2009

Ice Cold Minty Lemonade

Print Friendly and PDF I know you're used to drinking acidic and gaseous beverages. Here's a recipe that's not only perfect for hot summer days, but is also a drink that will make you stop drinking those harmful drinks. We don't find good homemade lemonade anymore, but with this recipe I'm sure lemonade will find its way into your homes.


  • 10 lemons
  • 1/2 an orange
  • 1/2 a cup of sugar
  • 5 cups of water
  • 5-6 leaves of fresh mint


  1. Wash the orange and lemons thoroughly and scrape their rinds lightly to get rid of any pesticides and dirt.
  2. Slice the lemons into two and squeeze their juice into a large bowl.
  3. Add the squeezed lemons, orange, mint leaves and water into the bowl and stir until the sugar has disolved.
  4. Put the mixture in the fridge. Wait for 3 hours.
  5. Sieve the mixture with a fine muslin cloth.
  6. Your lemonade is ready. Serve with ice cubes.

Afiyet olsun!


  • We scrape the lemons to get rid of the dark spots.
  • The amount of water and sugar are upto you. Add slowly and test to see if the texture is good.
  • Add a few strawberries and experience an even better flavour!

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