Lemonade

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 lemons, microwave them at HIGH for about 15 seconds.

Yield: Makes 2 1/2 qt.
Recipe from Southern Living

More From Southern Living

Recipe Time

Cook Time:
Prep Time:


Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 to 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 1 tablespoon grated lemon rind (about 2 lemons)
  • 1 1/2 cups fresh lemon juice (about 13 lemons)
  • 7 cups ice water

Preparation

  1. 1. Bring 1/2 cup water to a boil in a medium saucepan. Stir in sugar and grated lemon rind, stirring until sugar is dissolved; remove from heat. Stir in lemon juice and ice water.
  2. Limeade: Substitute 1 Tbsp. grated lime rind for lemon rind and 1 1/2 cups fresh lime juice for lemon juice, and proceed with recipe as directed.
My Notes

Only you will be able to view, print, and edit this note.

Add Note

Lemonade Recipe at a Glance

More Recipes Like This

advertisement
  1. Enter at least one ingredient

Find out what we've got cooking...

Weekly Specials
Get our Free Weekly Specials Newsletter filled with our favorite recipes, seasonal menus, and special features.
We Respect Your Privacy. Privacy Policy