|Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)|
|Amount per serving|
|% Daily Value*|
|Total Fat 0g||0%|
|Saturated Fat 0g||0%|
|Total Carbohydrate 49g||18%|
|Dietary Fiber 2g||8%|
|*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.|
This lemonade recipe makes the freshest, tastiest lemonade you'll ever drink. Indeed, once you try this lemonade recipe, you'll never go back to bottled or powdered lemonade again.
Feel free to adjust the sweetness of this lemonade recipe by adding more or less sugar to suit your taste. A sprig of fresh mint makes the perfect garnish.
- 1 1/4 cups sugar (granulated)
- 6 cups water (cold; divided)
- 5 to 8 lemons
- Garnish: lemon slices or fresh mint
Gather the ingredients.
In a medium (2- or 3-quart) saucepan, combine the sugar and 1 cup of water.
Bring to a boil over medium heat, stirring until all the sugar is dissolved.
Remove from heat and cool to room temperature. Refrigerate this mixture (simple syrup) while you make the rest of the lemonade.
Juice the lemons over a strainer, until you have 1 cup of fresh lemon juice.
In a pitcher, add the lemon juice to the remaining 5 cups of cold water.
Stir in the refrigerated simple syrup.
Serve in ice-filled glasses, garnishing with lemon slices or fresh mint, and enjoy.