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Tangy Limeade

Yield Makes 2 quarts

Ingredients

  • 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)

How to Make It

  1. 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.

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