litchi lemonade recipe, lychee lemonade recipe
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5 from 4 votes

litchi lemonade recipe

lychee lemonade recipe - sweet and slightly tangy drink with full flavors of the litchi and the lemons.
Prep Time15 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: beverages & drinks
Cuisine: world
Servings: 3
Author: dassana

Ingredients

  • 12-15 litchis or lychees
  • 3.5 cups water at room temperature or chilled
  • 1 large lemon or 2 medium sized lemons
  • organic unrefined cane sugar as required
  • a few mint leaves for garnishing (optional)
  • lemon slices for garnishing (optional)
  • few ice cubes (optional)

Instructions

  • remove the leathery skin of the litchis.
  • with your hands remove the fleshy pulp and discard the seeds.
  • in a blender, make a smooth puree of the litchis.
  • tiny unblended bits and pieces are alright in the puree.
  • in a jar, mix the litchi puree, lemon juice, water and sugar.
  • stir till the sugar dissolves.
  • pour litchi lemonade in glasses topped with some ice cubes.
  • serve litchi lemonade immediately.
  • while serving lemonade you can also garnish with few sprig of mint leaves or lemon slices.

Notes

1. you can use cold water, if you don't want to use ice cubes.
2. you can also refrigerate the litchi lemonade and server later.