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Fresh Limeade

Fresh Limeade

Fresh limeade is a delicious alternative to lemonade during the hot summer months (or whenever the mood strikes you). 

Southern Living JULY 2008

  • Yield: Makes about 9 cups
  • Cook time:5 Minutes
  • Prep time:15 Minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 cups sugar
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 1/2 cups fresh lime juice (about 6 to 8 large limes)*
  • 5 cups cold water
  • Garnish: fresh lime slices

Preparation

1. Stir together sugar and 2 cups water in a medium saucepan; bring to a boil, and cook, stirring constantly, 5 minutes or until sugar mixture reaches syrup consistency. Remove from heat; cool.

2. Stir in juice and 5 cups cold water. Serve over ice. Garnish, if desired.

*1 1/2 cups fresh lemon juice (about 6 to 8 lemons) may be substituted. Garnish with lemon slices, if desired.

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