Honey Boo Boo makes lemonade with FIVE pounds of sugar and sells it to raise money for pageant dresses

'That'll make them go go!' Honey Boo Boo makes lemonade with FIVE pounds of sugar and sells the concoction to raise money for glitzy pageant dresses

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15:06 GMT, 13 September 2012

With the summer holidays drawing to a close, after wig shopping and bargain hunting, June has to think up new ways to keep her troop busy.

And in this week's installment of reality TV show Here Comes Honey Boo Boo, seven-year-old Alana, nicknamed Honey Boo Boo, tries her hand at making lemonade.

As a little girl of many talents, Honey Boo Boo is keen to show off her culinary skills in the kitchen and suggests whipping up the concoction to help contribute towards her pageant piggy bank.

With summer coming to an end, June thinks of ways to keep the girls busy. This week they make some super sugary lemonade

With summer coming to an end, June thinks of ways to keep the girls busy. This week they make some super sugary lemonade

Honey Boo Boo's mother June Shannon explains that beauty pageants can cost thousands of dollars, from the glitzy dresses to the fake hair and teeth, and explains to her daughter that they can't really afford such luxuries.

Famous for her bargain hunting ways, June explains to her daughter how much the family have to budget.

'We’re always trying to save money,' she says.

Full of confidence as ever, Honey Boo Boo tells the camera that she is Daddy's princess

Full of confidence as ever, Honey Boo Boo tells the camera that she is Daddy's princess

June tells her daughter that they can't afford to buy all the glitzy dresses she wants for the pageant so she comes up with the idea of making lemonade

June tells her daughter that they can't afford to buy all the glitzy dresses she wants for the pageant so she comes up with the idea of making lemonade

Ever the entrepreneur, Alana decides that her lemonade making will help pay for her bedazzled dresses and accessories.

'Honey Boo Boo had the idea of making a lemonade stand to save money for the pageants.

'Pageants a big investment. I raise four kids and I’m able to do pageants as I budget. Honestly, we budget and I try to save money any way I can,' said June.

The sisters attempt to sell their home-made lemonade, which contains a staggering five pounds of sugar

The sisters attempt to sell their home-made lemonade, which contains a staggering five pounds of sugar

There is never a dull moment for the family who always find fun ways to keep themselves entertained

There is never a dull moment for the family who always find fun ways to keep themselves entertained

Honey Boo Boo and her sisters build a stand and sell off the sugary sweet drink to bypassers.

Known for her love of sugary drinks, June was seen on Toddlers & Tiaras feeding Alana 'Go Go Juice', a mixture of Mountain Dew and Red Bull.

And this week's episode is no different as June shares her secret sugary lemonade concoction recipe.

'The secret is a lot of sugar and a lot of lemon juice. The lemonade has got a good five pounds of sugar and like 2 gallons of lemon juice,' she said.

Honey Boo Boo takes a fall at a roller disco but picks herself back up and enjoys the rest of the evening with her family

Honey Boo Boo takes a fall at a roller disco but picks herself back up and enjoys the rest of the evening with her family

The network offered the family a spin-off series, Here Comes Honey Boo Boo, an inside look into little Alana’s world.

Since
premiering on August 8, the show has attracted millions of viewers and
its August 29 installment attracted nearly 3 million viewers, eclipsing
every network's coverage of the Republican National Convention and Paul
Ryan's speech.

Each episode follows Alana and her unapologetically outrageous family.