Use one cup of sugar if you plan to serve lemonade with a simple syrup. To extract the most juice from limes, microwave them at HIGH for about 15 seconds for this delicious limeade recipe.

Recipe by Southern Living May 2007

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Credit: Ralph Anderson; Styling: Rose Nguyen

Recipe Summary

prep:
10 mins
cook:
5 mins
total:
15 mins
Yield:
Makes 2 1/2 qt.
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Bring 1/2 cup water to a boil in a medium saucepan. Stir in sugar and grated lime rind, stirring until sugar is dissolved; remove from heat. Stir in lime juice and ice water.

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