- 1 1/2 cups sugar
- 1/2 cup boiling water
- 2 teaspoons grated lemon rind*
- 1 1/2 cups fresh lemon juice
- 5 cups cold water
- Garnish: lemon slices
- Stir together sugar and 1/2 cup boiling water until sugar dissolves.
- Stir in lemon rind, lemon juice, and 5 cups cold water. Chill 8 hours. Garnish, if desired.
- * Lime-Substitute: 2 teaspoons grated lime rind for lemon rind and 1 1/2 cups fresh lime for lemon juice.