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Homemade Lemonade Recipe

There is nothing more refreshing than a glass of ice cold Homemade Old Fashioned Lemonade. Made with fresh lemons this lemonade tastes 100 times better than any you could buy. It only takes a few minutes to make a large batch or enough for a few glasses.
Old Fashioned Lemonade Recipe

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Homemade Lemonade Recipe
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Refreshing Old Fashioned Homemade Lemonade
Recipe type: Drink
Serves: 6
  • 1 Cup Lemon Juice
  • 1 Cup Sugar
  • 1 Cup Water
  • 4 Cups Water
  • Ice
  1. Add the sugar and water to a saucepan and heat over medium heat until the sugar dissolves.
  2. Remove the saucepan from the heat and set to the side for the simple syrup to cool.
  3. Juice 6-8 lemons to get at least one cup of lemon juice.
  4. Pour the lemon juice to a pitcher with 1 cup of the simple syrup
  5. Add a few handfuls of ice and fill with 4 cups of water.
  6. Taste the lemonade and adjust with water or simple syrup to taste.
  7. Serve with freshly cut lemon slices and mint leaves.
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