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Make-Ahead Lemonade Syrup

Prep time 10 mins
Chill time 4 hrs
Yield 4 1/2 cups.


  • 2 1/2 cups water
  • 1 1/3 cups sugar
  • 1 1/3 cups fresh lemon juice

How to Make It

  1. Combine water and sugar in a heavy saucepan; cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until sugar dissolves. Remove from heat, and cool to room temperature. Stir in fresh lemon juice; cover and chill at least 4 hours. Store in refrigerator up to 4 days.

Cooking Light Low-Fat, Low-Calorie Quick and Easy Cookbook