Southern Living
Photo: Ralph Anderson; Styling: Rose Nguyen
Use one cup of sugar if you plan to serve lemonade with a simple syrup. To extract the most juice from limes, microwave them at HIGH for about 15 seconds for this delicious limeade recipe.
Makes 2 1/2 qt.


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1/2 cup water
1 to 1 1/2 cups sugar
1 tablespoon grated lime rind (about 2 limes)
1 1/2 cups fresh lime juice (about 13 limes)
7 cups ice water


Prep: 10 Minutes
Cook: 5 Minutes

1. Bring 1/2 cup water to a boil in a medium saucepan. Stir in sugar and grated lime rind, stirring until sugar is dissolved; remove from heat. Stir in lime juice and ice water.

Created date

April 2007