• Old-Fashioned, Homemade Lemonade

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    Old-Fashioned, Homemade Lemonade
    Cook: 10 min Servings: 12
    by Elena Jimenez
    22 recipes
    During those hot summer days, this drink will quench your thirst!


    • 1 1/2 cup sugar
    • 1/2 cup water (for the syrup)
    • 1 tablespoon of lemon zest
    • 2 cups of fresh-squeezed lemon juice
    • 3-4 cups water (for the drink)


    1. Boil the sugar and water in a saucepan over the stove. Make sure the sugar is completely dissolved. Set aside.
    2. In a large pitcher add the lemon zest, lemon juice, sugar syrup, and 4 cups of water.
    3. Refrigerate until cool & enjoy!

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    • Nancy Miyasaki
      Nancy Miyasaki
      This lemonade doesn't have too much sugar so it maintains much of the tartness of the lemon. Perfect for a nice summer day! Thank you!


      • ShaleeDP
        Oh i love this! Thirst quencher especially during warm days here.

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