Perfect Lemonade

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Jul. 02, 2013

This is the perfect thirst quenching lemonade for those hot lazy days of summer! Forget the frozen stuff - make it fresh.


Sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs) ((250 ml))
Water 1 Cup (16 tbs) ((250 ml))
Fresh lemon juice 1 Cup (16 tbs) ((250 ml or 4 to 6 lemons))
Cold water 4 Cup (64 tbs) ((to dilute))



1. In a small saucepan, make simple syrup by heating sugar and water over medium flame until the sugar has dissolved completely. Remove from heat and set aside to cool.

2. In a pitcher, combine lemon juice and simple syrup.

3. Pour cold water and stir well. Refrigerate for 30 -40 minutes. Adjust to your taste with more or less sugar or lemon juice.


4. Serve chilled and enjoy!

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 30 Minutes
Ready In: 30 Minutes
Servings: 6

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 139Calories from Fat

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat %

Saturated Fat %

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 6 mg0.25%

Total Carbohydrates 37 g12.3%

Dietary Fiber %

Sugars 34 g

Protein %

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet