Simple Syrup has a variety of uses, but is recognized for being a bartender’s buddy. It’s easy to make and you’ll be a bush bartender in no time.
It doesn’t get much more simple than Simple Lemonade. Tart, sweet, and refreshing, this lemonade is perfect for a summer gathering.
The trick to having the perfect balance of sweet and tart is using fresh lemon juice and mixing it with simple syrup. Simple syrup is water and sugar cooked together, so there are no grainy or undissolved sugar crystals in your drink.
If you’re feeling adventurous, mix some fresh fruit, like strawberries or blueberries, into this drink. Or, top it off with fresh mint or rosemary.
1 cup lemon juice (about 6 lemons)
1 cup simple syrup
3 cups water
Juice lemons to render 1 cup worth of juice.
Mix simple syrup and lemon juice together, then add 2 to 3 cups of water until the desired level of diluteness is achieved.