Wednesday, June 27, 2012

Lime Squash...

What some would call limeade somewhere else...
is called lime squash in parts of the Caribbean

on our island...
we like to add a stick of sugar cane for an edible garnish

our lime trees on Pilgrim's Farm are producing lots of limes...

just in time for the real heat of the season

a cold glass of limeade is a freshener for warm weather

my lime squash calls for a little extra...
several limes
enough water to make a pitcher of limeade
one cup of raw sugar cane juice (or whatever sweetener you have, adjusting sweetness to your taste)
1 tablespoon of dark, unsulphered molasses

squeeze the lime juice into the pitcher and add the water
add the sweetener and molasses
the molasses just adds something I like to the lime squash

I often throw in a cinnamon stick and a couple of cloves for a spicy drink...
and let it sit in the fridge for a day to give the flavors a chance to mellow together

the molasses will make the lime squash a bit dark...
but, it sure takes the boredom out of plain 'ole limeade

if you're feeling the heat of a warm day...
add plenty ice cubes

here's to you...

May your day, or night find sweet grace in the Lord.


  1. Ooh the heat, yes the heat!
    Seems for a tasty and cool refreshing drink :O)

  2. Looks delicious and refreshing :)
    Have a wonderful day!

  3. Oh my GOSH that sounds sooooo good! I don't care what color it is - the flavor must be amazing. That would be a real treat here in Florida. So muggy today.

  4. Goodness... that looks and sounds delicious and refreshing!
    How lucky you are to have lime trees!!
    I'm green with envy :)

    Thanks for sharing the recipe too!!

    Smiles :)