Carrot lemonade

Prep: 10 mins no cook

Easy

makes 400ml

A simple, sweet cordial you can make from leftover carrots. Don’t throw the grated carrots away after steeping - bake up a delicious carrot cake

Nutrition and extra info

  • Gluten-free
  • Vegetarian
  • Vegan

Nutrition: per 25ml

  • kcal40
  • fat0g
  • saturates0g
  • carbs10g
  • sugars10g
  • fibre0g
  • protein0.1g
  • salt0g
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Ingredients

  • 150g carrots, grated
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  • juice 5 lemons
    Lemon

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  • juice 1 orange
    Orange

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  • 150g golden caster sugar
  • ice
  • sparkling water

Method

  1. In a bowl, stir together the carrot, lemon juice, orange juice and sugar. Steep in the fridge for at least 1 hr, stirring occasionally to dissolve the sugar. Pour the mixture through a sieve into a large jug to get rid of the pulp.

  2. To make the lemonade, pour 25ml-50ml (depending on how sweet you like it) of the carrot mixture into each glass, add some ice then top with 200ml sparkling water.

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