Lemon Pressé Recipe

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  • Total: 5 mins
  • Prep: 5 mins
  • Cook: 0 mins
  • Yield: 2 Servings

This refreshing, non-alcoholic beverage is a mainstay in French cafés. Using only lemon juice, water, and sugar, it is a simple yet delicious drink.


  • Ice
  • 4 oz fresh-squeezed lemon juice
  • 2 cups or 1 pitcher of chilled water
  • 2 cups sugar (granulated)

Steps to Make It

Put a small amount of ice into 2 glasses.

Pour 2 oz lemon juice into each glass.

Add water and stir in sugar to taste.