La 5 minute old fashioned lemonade is a drink made from lemon juice, water, sugar, mint and ice cubes.

Easy and quick to prepare, sweet and refreshing, it is perfect to quench your thirst all day long.

Level of difficulty: easy
Preparation time : 5 min
Rest time : -
Cooking time : -
Total time : 5 min
Ingredients: 6 people
310 ml lemon juice (5 to 7 untreated lemons)
1 l of cold water (or sparkling water) + 500 ml of water
200 g sugar
2 untreated lemons (lemon slices)
ice cubes / mint leaves


  • Wash the lemons thoroughly.
  • Squeeze the lemon juice, strain through a colander to remove the pulp and set the juice aside (about 315 ml).
  • In a small saucepan, add the sugar and 500 ml of water.
  • Heat over low heat and stir until the sugar has dissolved. Do not boil.
  • Exit the fire and let cool.
  • In a pitcher, add the squeezed lemon juice, fresh water and sugar syrup.
  • Add the ice cubes and a few lemon slices.
  • Optionally add mint leaves.
  • Serve and enjoy!

Quote on water:

“The power of the water comes from the source. "

Persian proverb