Home Made Ginger Lemonade

Reminiscent of hot summer afternoons that went on for ever when we were children! My preference is for a sharper (I believe more refreshing) drink, but you can add more sugar if you wish. Give it a try and see what you think.

Fresh root ginger is widely available in supermarkets.

Ingredients - makes four tall glasses

3oz (100g) fresh root ginger 6 lemons
7oz (200g) golden caster sugar 2 pints (1 litre) chilled water


  1. Mix all the ingredients together and leave for about 2 hours in a cool place.
  2. Filter into a jug and serve to your May Day guests.

Of course this would be a very welcome apéritif to May Pole dancing.


Ginger root