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Fresh-Squeezed Lemonade

Yield Makes 8 cups
Try this old-fashioned fresh-squeezed lemonade recipe which expertly balances the mix of sweet and tart. There's a reason why it's one of summer's favorite drinks.

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 1/2 cup boiling water
  • 1 tablespoon grated lemon rind
  • 1 1/2 cups fresh lemon juice (8 large lemons)
  • 5 cups water

How to Make It

  1. Stir together sugar and 1/2 cup boiling water until sugar dissolves. Stir in lemon rind, lemon juice, and 5 cups water. Chill. Serve over ice.