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Grilled Lemonade

Grilled lemonade??? Sounds weird I know, but grilling the lemons gives this drink a slightly smoky and caramelized flavor – so unique and refreshing, you’ll be making it time and time again!

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Pour sugar into a dish and dip each cut half of lemon into sugar to lightly coat.

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Place lemons, sugar-side down onto a hot grill until charred, about 5 minutes (make sure you have the stove fan on if you do this inside).

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Once cool, juice lemons and place liquid into a bowl. Pour mixture through sieve to remove pulp and needs, then pour into a large pitcher. Heat 1 cup of water with remaining sugar, stirring until dissolved. Pour into pitcher then top up with enough water until your desired sweetness is achieved.

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Grilled Lemonade
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Serves: 8
Grilling the lemons gives this drink a slightly smoky and a wonderfully caramelized flavor.
Ingredients
  • 10 lemons, halved
  • 1 cup sugar, divided
  • Water
Instructions
  1. Pour sugar into a dish and dip each cut half of lemon into sugar to lightly coat.
  2. Place lemons, sugar-side down onto a hot grill until charred, about 5 minutes (make sure you have the stove fan on if you do this inside).
  3. Once cool, juice lemons and place liquid into a bowl. If desired, pour mixture through sieve to remove pulp and needs, then pour into a large pitcher.
  4. Heat 1 cup of water with remaining sugar, stirring until dissolved. Pour into pitcher then top up with enough water until your desired sweetness is achieved.
Notes
Use sugar substitute if desired

 

2 Responses to Grilled Lemonade

  1. Jane July 25, 2014 at 6:09 pm #

    Would this work with limes also?

    • Marla Hingley
      Marla Hingley July 25, 2014 at 6:35 pm #

      I think any citrus fruits could work…let me know how it turns out!

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