1 large pineapple
4 large lemons
2 cups sugar
6 cups water
- In a
saucepan combine 2 cups sugar and 2 cups water, and cook for couple
minutes to make light syrup. Add 4 cups of cold water to the syrup,
than cover and cool completely in the fridge.
and grate a ripe pineapple, add a juice of 4 lemons and chilled syrup
and water mixture.
in the tall glasses with ice, garnish with maraschino cherry or
strawberry and serve immediately.
Makes 10 to 12 servings.
|Did You Know?
|The lemon is a small
evergreen tree (Citrus limon) originally native to Asia, and is also
the name of the tree's oval yellow fruit. The fruit is used for
culinary and nonculinary purposes throughout the world – primarily for
its juice, though the pulp and rind (zest) are also used, mainly in
cooking and baking. Lemon juice is about 5% (approximately 0.3 mole per
liter) citric acid, which gives lemons a tart taste, and a pH of 2 to
3. This makes lemon juice an inexpensive, readily available acid for
use in educational science experiments. Because of the tart flavor,
many lemon-flavored drinks and candies are available, including
The lemon was first recorded in literature in a tenth century Arabic
treatise on farming, and was also used as an ornamental plant in early
Islamic gardens. It was distributed widely throughout the Arab world
and the Mediterranean region between AD 1000 and AD 1150.