Magic Lemonade is one of the drinks that you can serve at a party with the closest people on this New Year’s Eve. This is because serving unique special drinks can be a way to enliven the party in the new year.
The sweet and fresh taste of the drink is indeed very suitable to cool our throats after being satisfied with eating dishes with various processed grilled meats or known as barbecue.
As the name implies, the magic of this drink lies in its appearance which can change color. This color change from blue to purplish occurs due to changes in pH when lemon juice and telang flower juice meet. It is this sudden change in pH balance that produces this magical color change phenomenon that makes it look more beautiful and attractive. Moreover, plus the resulting sour and cold sensation
Well, for those of you who are curious, here’s an easy recipe to make Magic Lemonade.
- 1/2 cup dried peas
- 8 lemons, cut into two parts, and take the juice
- 1 liter of water
- 1 liter soda
- Ice cubes as needed
- Boil water and telang flower until it boils and changes color. Let stand until the water temperature drops then strain and freeze in the freezer. Take it out and blend with ice flower peas until the texture resembles shaved ice.
- Prepare a tall glass then put ice cubes at the bottom of the glass then pour the lemon juice on top. Arrange the iced pea flower that has been blended on it.
- Finally, pour enough soda water until you see the color change due to the mixture of lemon juice and telang flower juice.
The sweet and fresh taste of Magic Lemonade will be very delicious when enjoyed with creamy dishes such as Spaghetti Carbonara Sauce.