Citron Pressé (French lemonade)

  • serves 1

A refreshing non-alcoholic citrus beverage from Laura Calder perfect for hot summer days. Using only lemon juice, water, and sugar, it's a French twist on the classic lemonade drink.

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Directions for: Citron Pressé (French lemonade)


2 cup sugar

Peel from 2 lemons, julienned

2 cup water

mint springs

juice of half a lemon


1. To make lemon syrup: put the sugar and lemon in a saucepan with water. Bring to a boil just 5 minutes. Remove from the heat and cool. Store in a glass jar in the refrigerator

2. Put 1 tablespoon of lemon syrup in a glass with a few ice cubes and a sprig of mint. Squeeze in the juice of half a lemon. Stir in cold water to taste. Sweeten with more syrup, if you like.

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