8 cups

Nothing's more refreshing on a hot summer day than a glass of ice-cold lemonade. Try the limeade variation if you prefer.

How to Make It

Step 1

Stir together sugar and 1/2 cup boiling water until sugar dissolves.

Step 2

Stir in lemon rind, lemon juice, and 5 cups cold water. Chill 8 hours. Garnish, if desired.

Step 3

* Lime-Substitute: 2 teaspoons grated lime rind for lemon rind and 1 1/2 cups fresh lime for lemon juice.

Ratings & Reviews

KristenKels0's Review

April 29, 2010
I was craving homemade lemonade and this was a fast and easy recipe to follow. I didn't use lemon rinds because I didn't have any fresh lemons. I also poured myself a glass and loaded it with ice cubes right away instead of waiting the eight hours for it to chill. Lemonade was amazing! Great recipe!! I will use again for our cookout on Sunday.