Lemonade

Recipe by Rita1652
READY IN: 18mins
YIELD: 1 quart
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • In a 1-quart bowl combine sugar and 1 1/4 cups hot water.
  • Micro and stir occasionally, until sugar is dissolved, 1 to 2 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, zest 1 tablespoon lemon peel (yellow part only) from 2 or 3 lemons.
  • Add peel to warm sugar mixture; let cool about 10 minutes.
  • Cut all lemons in half and ream enough juice to make 1 3/4 cups.
  • Add to sugar mixture.
  • Into a pitcher add lots of ice cubes, lemon syrup, 1 cup ice cold water.
  • Stir lemon slices into lemonade& pour into glasses with garnish of mint.
  • Taste you may want to add more water.
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