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Old Fashioned Lemonade

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This cordial is good with iced water, soda water, iced tea, gin, whisky & rum, if for adults use, add extra teaspoon of each of the acids.


Serves: 4

  • 4 cups water
  • 5 cups sugar
  • 4 lemons (rind and juice of)
  • 5 teaspoons citric acid
  • 3 teaspoons tartaric acid
  • 3 teaspoons epsom salts


Old Fashioned Lemonade is a community recipe submitted by Lilybell and has not been tested by so we are not able to answer questions regarding this recipe.

  • Peel yellow skin from lemons with a potato peeler & chop them with a cup of sugar using metal chopping blade. (otherwise grate them).
  • Bring water, sugar, lemon rind to the boil, then remove from heat & add the juice and the carefully measured acids & Epsom salts. (use level measuring spoons). Stir until dissolved then strain into clean bottles.
  • Store in refrigerator. For long storage, bottle immediately, over tightly, then dip tops in wax when cool.
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