Homemade Lemon Syrup (For the Best Lemonade EVER!!!)

(Makes 1.5 litres approx)

juice of 12 lemons
Grated zest from 1 lemon
1kg sugar
1/2 litre water

Put all of the ingredients in a pan and slowly bring to the boil, stirring regularly. When it begins to boil, reduce the heat and simmer gently for 20 minutes.

Allow to cool a little and decant into a glass bottle.

To serve
put ice (and fresh mint in a glass if you want) dilute 1 part syrup to 5 parts water. Sit in the sunshine and enjoy 🙂

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