Betty's Lemonade Pitcher

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Jun. 26, 2013

In this video, Betty demonstrates how to make a Lemonade Pitcher for the 4th of July. This is an old fashioned Southern drink with a modern twist.


Cold water 6 Cup (96 tbs)
Lemon juice 1 1/2 Cup (24 tbs) , chill (((((freshly squeezed or bottled)))))
Sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs) (((((or Stevia to taste)))))
Ice cubes 1 Cup (16 tbs) (((((as needed)))))
Lemon slices 4 (((((as needed)))))
Lemon peel 15 Gram (((((curls as needed)))))
Mint sprigs 2



1. In a large container, mix together chilled water, chilled lemon juice, and sugar. Mix until sugar dissolves.

2. Take a large clear pitcher, place a good amount of ice cubes and pour lemon mixture, leaving some room for lemon slices.

3. Place lemon slices, as desired, on top of lemonade.


4. Garnish with a sprig or two of fresh mint and a curl of lemon peel.


5. Pour lemonade into tall glasses and garnish with lemon peel and slice if desired and serve chilled.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Servings: 8

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 110Calories from Fat

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat %

Saturated Fat %

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 8 mg0.33%

Total Carbohydrates 30 g10%

Dietary Fiber %

Sugars 26 g

Protein %

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet