Rating: 5 stars 4.8
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This classic lemonade recipe is the one my mom used to make for me when I was little. Ah, the taste of summer! It's the perfect combination of sweet and tart. When using a clear pitcher, adding a few of the juiced lemon halves makes it look prettier.

Recipe Summary

prep:
10 mins
total:
10 mins
Servings:
6
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Ingredients

6
Original recipe yields 6 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Juice lemons; you should have 1 cup juice.

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  • Combine juice, sugar, and water in a 1/2-gallon pitcher. Stir until sugar dissolves. Taste and add more water if desired.

  • Chill and serve over ice.

Tips

To make juicing the lemons easier, roll each firmly between your hand and countertop before cutting in half and juicing.

Nutrition Facts

151 calories; protein 1.3g; carbohydrates 44.9g; fat 0.3g; sodium 3.2mg. Full Nutrition
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