Cordials, lemonades and lollies. Ice lollies are easily made with cordial and homemade, if you can be bothered, are even better. You can buy ice lolly holders, but small empty yoghurt pots work really well. (see just here above)
Lemon and Honey Lemonade and Lollies
A healthy version of a lemonade, (and an ice lolly) using honey instead of sugar. Still really good though……
6 juicy lemons
250 ml runny honey
1. To make the lemonade, finely grate the zest from 3 of the lemons and place in a pan with the honey and the water. Bring to the boil, then remove from heat.
2. Squeeze the juice from all of the lemons. This should give you about 200-250 ml of juice.
3. Strain the honey and lemon water through a sieve into a jug and stir in lemon juice to taste. It needs to have a good balance of sweet and sour.
4. Stir well and leave to cool, then refrigerate. Makes about 750ml 3 cups of lemonade.
Dilute with cold fizzy water and serve over ice.
To make the lemonade into lollies, dilute the final mixture with 200 ml extra cold water. Use to fill 18 ice lolly holders or little empty 50 ml yoghurt pots. Place in freezer for about an hour or two or until half set, then add a lolly stick (or small teaspoon) to each pot and return to freezer until completely solid.