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Jus De Citron (Haitian Lemondade)

Learn how to make the best Haitian lemonade (jus de citron) recipe in minutes. Perfect for the summer and to be enjoyed year around.
Course Drinks
Cuisine Caribbean, Haitian
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 2 minutes
Total Time 7 minutes
Servings 4 People
Calories 316kcal

Ingredients

  • 4 Lemon Cut in halves
  • 3 Cups Water
  • 1 Cup Sugar
  • 1 teaspoon Vanilla Extract
  • ¼ teaspoon Kosher Salt
  • Ice
  • Mint Optional

Instructions

  • Wash and cut the lemon in half.
  • In a pitcher, add squeeze the lemons to release the juices into the pitcher. Then add the water, sugar, vanilla extract and salt. Stir well.
  • Add ice if serving right away or chill in the refrigerator for at least 30 minutes before serving.
  • Garnish with fresh mint leaves if desired. Serve and Enjoy!

Notes

  • If you find the juice to be too sweet, add ½ cup water to reduce the sweetness.
  • The mint is optional, but it does bring some freshness to the drink. 
 

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Nutrition

Serving: 4People | Calories: 316kcal | Carbohydrates: 50g | Protein: 21g | Fat: 3g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 65mg | Sodium: 128mg | Potassium: 366mg | Sugar: 50g | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 7mg | Iron: 7mg