Limonata - a Turkish Village Drink
Recipe type: Drinks
Cuisine: Turkish
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Serves: 6
  • 2 lemons - washed and then placed in freezer
  • 1 orange - washed and then placed in freezer
  • 1 cup sugar approximately
  • About 1.5 litres chilled water
  1. Remove the fruit from the freezer once frozen. This could take 3 or 4 hours
  2. Leave at room temperature for 10 minutes
  3. Cut fruit into about 5 pieces and place in blender
  4. Add ¾ cup sugar to 1 cup sugar and blend
  5. The amount of sugar is determined by your taste.
  6. I prefer a sour lemonade so I choose the lesser amount
  7. Add 1 to 1.5 litres of water depending on the strength you like
  8. Leave to rest 30 minutes then strain through some muslin or fine filter
  9. Squeeze out the remnants and discard
  10. Pour into bottles and place in freezer for a while, serve truly chilled
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