Homemade Lemonade


Ingredients:
•3/4 cup sugar
•3/4 cup water
•6 lemons
•5 cups cold water (may add ice cubes to measuring cup before filling with water to help the lemonade get cold faster)

Directions:

1. Juice your lemons. Be sure to roll your lemons on the counter between your palm and the counter to make it easier to juice.
2. Combine 3/4 cup water and sugar and heat over medium-high heat in saucepan, until the sugar is dissolved.
3. Combine the sugar water, lemon juice and cold water. Refrigerate until chilled, about 30 minutes.
4. Serve cold.

Other ideas:
Add a few sliced strawberries for easy strawberry lemonade.
or
Replace juice from 1 lemon with juice from 3 limes.
or
Add mint to sugar water as you boil. Strain it before adding lemon juice and cold water.
Yield: (5) 12-oz. glasses
Shelf life: 3-5 days

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