Healthy refreshing homemade lemonade: you need a minimum of ingredients

Iryna MelnichenkoLS Food
Recipe for homemade lemonade
Recipe for homemade lemonade. Source: Pixabay

The best summer drink is homemade lemonade. You can make it from berries, fruits, or citrus fruits, and add basil and mint to the drink for a spicy taste.

Delicious homemade lemonade

The cook shared on Instagram a recipe for a delicious summer lemonade made from lemons, basil, sugar, and ice.

Lemonade recipe


  • lemons – 3 pcs
  • basil – 1 sprig
  • sugar – to taste
  • water – 1.5 liters
  • ice

Method of preparation:

1. Squeeze the juice from two lemons, and cut the third into rings.

Lemon juice

2. Blend the lemon juice and basil leaves in a blender.

Basil with lemon juice

3. Strain the lemon-basil mixture into a pitcher, add the chopped lemon and sugar, let stand to dissolve the sugar, and stir.

Making lemonade

4. Fill with drinking water and refrigerate.

Ready-made lemonade

Before serving, stir, add ice and you're ready to drink!

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