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Lemonade Recipe

Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
5 mins
Total Time
20 mins
 

This Lemonade recipe
brings back a lot of childhood memories! Quench your thirst this
summer with this recipe! It is so easy even kids can do it!

Course: Drinks
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Lemonade Recipe
Servings: 4 servings
Author: Marionela Tiron

Ingredients

  • 1 cup white granulated sugar or less, honey or maple syrup work too
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 cup lemon juice from about 6 large lemons
  • 3 cups cold water
  • 1 lemon washed and sliced
  • 6 mint sprigs

Instructions

  1. Add sugar, mint sprigs and 1 cup of water to a small saucepan over medium heat and bring to a simmer. Simmer until the sugar dissolves completely, remove from heat and set aside.
  2. Cool syrup to room temperature and discard the mint sprigs.
  3. In a pitcher combine: lemon juice, simple syrup, and cold water stir well. Add first two cups of water, taste, and if the mixture is too sweet add more water, making it as diluted as you prefer.
  4. Add the sliced lemon and to the pitcher, refrigerate for 30-60 minutes.
  5. Serve with ice, lemon slices, and fresh mint leaves if desired.