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Sunny Orange Lemonade

Rated as 4.84 out of 5 Stars

"Here's a beverage that'll really hit the spot. Filled with tangy goodness, it'll quench your thirst any time of year. 'I like to use tree-ripened lemons and oranges that are so abundant here in Florida,' notes Martha Schwartz from Sarasota. 'It's a must for beach picnics.'"
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20 m servings
Original recipe yields 6 servings


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  1. In a saucepan, bring 1-1/4 cups water and sugar to a boil. Reduce heat. Simmer for 10 minutes; cool. Transfer to a pitcher; add lemon and orange juices and peels. Cover and refrigerate for at least 1 hour. Stir in the remaining water. Serve over ice. Garnish with lemon if desired.


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Very, very good. This was the star of our dinner when everything else was kind of meh. Everyone loved it. I'd SO make this again. EDITED: This has now become one of our favorite summer drinks. I...

This was very good. A refreshing, not so tart lemonade for those that don't don't like tart lemonades. It really tastes like oranges. My husband loves it and asks for more. Next time i'll leave ...

I really enjoyed this recipe but the men in my family hated the lemon & orange peel that was floating in the drink and insist that I leave it out the next time. Nice flavor though!

this lemonade is fantastic! it was really easy to make, too. i will be using this very often. thank you for sharing!

awesome! instead of rinds I sliced half an orange and a lemon into thin slices and added to the juice and about 2 more cups of water because mines was a little too sweet and my family loved it s...

This is a great recipe for orangeade!! I don't heat the water and sugar, I mix directly in the serving container and the sugar disolves just fine. The first batch was a little too sweet, so redu...

This was fabulous!! I made this 4 times in one weekend! Thank you!!

Loved It!!

Refreshing and fresh tasting summer-like or breakfast drink with a lot of eye appeal because of its vivid orange color. I didn’t find it necessary to simmer the sugar syrup for 10 minutes – bri...