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Bray's Lemonade

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  Granulated sugar 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Lemon juice 3 Cup (48 tbs), strained (Approximately 12 Large Lemons)
  Cold water 3 Cup (48 tbs)
  Soda water/Ice water 3 Cup (48 tbs)
  Mint sprig 2

1) Prepare simple syrup in a bowl mixing sugar and 4 cups water in a saucepan.
2) Boil over high heat and stir with wooden spoon till sugar dissolves.
3) Boil for 5 minutes without stirring and take off from heat.
4) Cool and refrigerate in a covered container. It can be stored for 3 to 4 weeks.
5) In a large pitcher mix together 1 cup of the simple syrup, 1 1/2 cups of lemon juice and 3 cups water.
6) Mix and pour into ice cube trays. Chill.
7) In a thermos mix remaining 1 1/2 cups lemon juice, simple syrup and ice cubes. Pack in cooler and place in picnic basket.
8) In a portable container put soda water and the mint sprigs and put in the cooler.

9) Before serving mix 3 cups soda water and the contents of the thermos.
10) Pour into tall glasses.
11) Decorate each glass mint sprig and hand out straws.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Wine And Drink
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
5 Minutes
Ready In: 
20 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 289 Calories from Fat 0

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 0.01 g0.01%

Saturated Fat 0 g0.01%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 43.5 mg1.8%

Total Carbohydrates 77 g25.8%

Dietary Fiber 0.54 g2.2%

Sugars 69.5 g

Protein 0.49 g0.98%

Vitamin A 1.1% Vitamin C 93.9%

Calcium 2.3% Iron 0.53%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Bray's Lemonade Recipe