Calamansi Juice Recipe

Similar to Filipino 'lemonade'

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Calamansi is a small citrus fruit from the Philippines with a sweet, floral scent. It's similar to a lemon-orange hybrid, but I think it tastes 100x better!

What's awesome about calamansi is that the rind is extremely soft, making it super easy to squeeze or peel!

These little guys can be found in bottled concentrates, and I've also seen calamansi fruits in the frozen section of Asian/Filipino supermarkets.

This is a great way to access calamansi if you can't find any fresh calamansi nearby...although nothing beats FRESH calamansi juice.

Ingredients:

1 small bowlful of calamansi
3 cups water
~1 ½ tbsp sweetener

Directions:

Take a strainer and place it over a bowl. Press the soft fruit side against the strainer to squeeze out the most juice. Do this until you get about ½ cup of calamansi juice.

Add about 3 cups of water to the ½ cup of calamansi juice. If you want a less tart taste, feel free to add another cup of water.

Take your sweetener and mix, mix, mix it until it has completely blended with the juice. If you are using honey like I am, use a spoon to scoop and stir the honey into the juice.

Best served when chilled. <i>Chug chug chug!</i>

Special Notes:

I've recently found that pressing multiple calamansi in a lemon squeezer works wonderfully well!

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