Filed Under: Beverage, Fruit, north-american, simmer, Under 20 Mins

Homemade Lemonade

Quench your thirst with this classic summer sip.

April 8th, 2012

Photography by Rob Kinghorn

Prep Time
15 minutes
Cook Time
0 minutes
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 5 cups cold water
  • 1-1/4 cups freshly squeezed lemon juice (about 5 lemons)
  1. In a stainless-steel saucepan, combine sugar and 1 cup of water.

  2. Bring to a boil, stirring until the sugar has dissolved.

  3. Reduce heat and simmer for 5 minutes.

  4. Remove saucepan from heat and let sugar syrup cool completely.

  5. Stir in lemon juice and remaining 4 cups of water.

  6. Refrigerate lemonade until cold. Garnish with sprigs of mint or lemon balm.

Homemade Lemonade

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