Barley Water (18th Century Recipe) Recipe
3 oz Pearl Barley
2 pt Boiling Water
Grated rind and juice of 1
6 tablespoon Caster Sugar
Rinse the pearl barley, put into a jug and pour in the boiling water.
Add the lemon rind and lemon juice and sugar and stir thoroughly.
Leave to cool then strain into a clean jug or bottle before serving.
This drink will keep for up to 5 days in the fridge, but do cover it
as barley water easily picks up other flavours.
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