Tangy Limeade

Southern Living
Makes 2 quarts


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1 cup sugar
6 1/2 cups water, divided
1/4 teaspoon lemon juice
1 1/4 cups fresh lime juice (about 6 to 8 large limes)


Cook sugar, 1/2 cup water, and lemon juice in a small saucepan over medium heat, stirring constantly, 2 minutes or until sugar dissolves. Bring to a boil over medium-high heat; cook, stirring occasionally, 3 minutes. Cool.

Stir together sugar mixture, remaining 6 cups water, and lime juice in a large pitcher; chill. Serve over ice, if desired.

Created date

April 2003