Peach lemonade

  • Preparation time: 5 minutes, plus cooling
  • Total time: 5 minutes, plus cooling

Serves: 4

Ingredients

4 Waitrose Perfectly Ripe Yellow Flesh Peaches, stones removed, plus 8 slices to serve
4 unwaxed lemons
8 tbsp caster sugar
1 litre sparkling water, chilled
Ice and mint leaves (optional), to serve 

Method

1. Blitz the peaches in a processor until puréed. Pour into a large measuring jug.

2. Using a vegetable peeler, remove the zest from the lemons. Add the zest, the juice from 2 lemons and the sugar to the jug. Pour over 500ml boiling water and stir well until the sugar dissolves. Leave to cool completely.

3. Strain the cooled liquid into a chilled serving jug and top up with sparkling water to taste. Serve with plenty of ice, slices of peach and mint leaves.