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Special Lemonade

Rated as 4.4 out of 5 Stars

"'This refreshing beverage is a little different from your run-of-the-mill lemonade,' writes Erin Schneider, St. Peters, Missouri. 'The recipe comes from a charming tearoom in a historic home that my mother and I enjoy visiting.'"
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Ingredients

15 m servings
Original recipe yields 8 servings

Directions

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  1. Remove ends from lemons and discard. Remove lemon peel with a knife; set aside. Quarter lemons; squeeze juice into a bowl. Remove and discard white membrane. Place the peel and pulp in a blender or food processor; cover and process until coarsely chopped. Add peel mixture and sugar to lemon juice; mix well. Let stand for 30 minutes.
  2. Stir in milk. Strain lemon mixture; add club soda and food coloring if desired. Serve immediately in sugar-rimmed glasses if desired.

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Most helpful positive review

I was a little weirded out by the milk in this recipe. I was afraid it would taste like the buttermilk substitute. However, since the reviews we so good I went for it. We love it! The lemona...

Most helpful critical review

I am a lemonade fanatic and I thought that this was a very bitter lemonade. I wouldn't make it again.

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I was a little weirded out by the milk in this recipe. I was afraid it would taste like the buttermilk substitute. However, since the reviews we so good I went for it. We love it! The lemona...

This is quite possibly the best lemonade I or my husband have ever tasted. I skipped the straining step and wish I hadn't--apparently, something happens to the milk to cause the cream in your mi...

This is the lemonade from Miss Aimee B's! They gave us the recipe the last time we had a wedding shower there. SO delicious!

Very, very good! I took a short cut, instead of cutting away the membrane and adding the pulp, I just added some extra lemon juice. A little on the sweet side, so I will add less sugar next time...

Excellent recipe! However, it does need to be served IMMEDIATELY or else it will curdle a little bit. Very,very good, pretty simple, and everyone loves it!

There is one thing I have to say and that is, it DELLLLLLICIOOOOOOOUSSSSSS! What I think will be really good is if you turn the lemonade into an icy. I bet that whould be good! I look foward to...

I know this tea room and had the special lemonaid and OHHHH MYYYY GOODNESS is this YUMMMMY!!! a great summer treat! Glad to see someone posted this recipe! Made it myself- easy as can be!

Very yummy. I didn't notice any curdling as another reviewer stated. I don't think it is necessary to use the entire lemon peel, maybe I just left it in the blender too long. Keeper.

I liked this sooo much, but a small glass was enough. I got a tummy ache from drinking too much! But really, a wonderful concoction in moderation :)