Homemade lemon barley water

Homemade lemon barley water
  • Serves icon Serves 10
  • Time icon Takes 10 minutes to make, plus cooling

Fancy a zingy summer drink to go with your tennis viewing? Of course you do! Here’s how to make your own homemade lemon barley water – it takes just three ingredients and 10 minutes to make.

Ingredients

  • 2 organic unwaxed lemons
  • 50g caster suger
  • 125g pearl barley

Method

  1. Finely grate the zest from the lemons and place in a large glass bowl with caster sugar. Rinse pearl barley and add to the bowl with 1.2 litres boiling water. Stir well and leave to cool.
  2. Squeeze the juice from the lemons and mix into the cooled barely water. Strain through a sieve and chill. Serve with lots of ice.

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