Homemade Lemonade

Total Time
8hrs 20mins
20 mins
8 hrs

I love lemonade, especially one made from scratch. You can adjust the sugar to your sweetness. Cook time includes chilling time.

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  1. Stir together sugar and 1/2 cup boiling water until sugar dissolves.
  2. Stir in lemon rind, lemon juice and 5 cups cold water.
  3. Pour into a 2 quart pitcher.
  4. Chill 8 hours.
  5. Garnish with lemon slices.
  6. Serve over ice.
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5 5

Very nice, but I do strain out the lemon rind before serving;)

3 5

I scaled this down to half. It was slightly too sweet for me. The lemon got swallowed up by the sugar

5 5

DH was all set today to make (disgusting) pink lemonade FROM A CAN of crystals! "Hold it, hold it" I cried. "Let me check Zaar first!!" The rest is history. I had enough lemons in the fridge for 8 ozs. and used 4 oz. of bottled lemon juice. This was TOTALLY AWESOME. I am so happy! Can you tell? This is sooo easy (and FUN) to make that I can't wait to go buy a bushel basket of lemons! AMEN!