Homemade Lemonade Recipe

Ingredients

Servings: 8 people 1 1/2 cup granulated sugar 1 cup water, (cold), plus 7 cups to serve 1 1/2 cups Lemon Juice , (from 8 medium or 6 large lemons)

In a small saucepan, combine 1 cup water with 1 1/2 cups sugar. Place over medium heat and bring just to a simmer, stirring to dissolve the sugar.

Instructions

Remove from the heat and let the syrup cool to room temperature. Transfer to a mason jar, cover and refrigerate until ready serving.

Squeeze 1 1/2 cups lemon juice. Transfer to a mason jar and refrigerate up to 2 weeks until ready to make lemonade.

To make the full batch of lemonade, pour 7 cups cold water into a pitcher, add the 1 1/2 cups of lemon juice and 1 1/2 cups chilled sugar syrup and stir to combine.

You can also add the lemon juice and sugar syrup to taste. Add ice to glasses when serving.

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