Sunny's hard lemonade

  • For the lemonade
  • 500ml water
  • 225g sugar
  • 800g ice
  • 125ml vanilla-infused vodka, recipe follows*
  • 250ml fresh lemon juice
  • 1 lemon, sliced into rings
  • 1 lime, sliced into rings
  • For the vanilla infused vodka
  • 1 liter vodka
  • 2 vanilla beans
For the lemonade:
1) In a small saucepan, bring water and sugar to a simmer. Cook until sugar dissolves. Remove from heat and let cool.

2) Fill a large pitcher with ice. Stir in sugar/water syrup, vodka, juice, lemon and lime slices. Serve immediately

*for kid-friendly version, omit alcohol.

For the vanilla-infused vodka:
1) Split beans lengthwise and add to vodka bottle. Let infuse overnight in a cool dark place. Strain into another sterilised bottle.

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