Homemade Lemonade Recipe
Servings 8 servings
- Simple Syrup:
- 1 ½ cups granulated sugar
- 1 cup filtered water
- ½ cup fresh lemon juice
- 4 cups filtered water (may adjust to taste) (or sparkling water)
- 2 cups fresh lemon juice
- 2 medium lemons thinly sliced
- ice, additional lemon slices and mint for serving
On the stovetop in a small saucepan over medium high heat mix together sugar, water and lemon juice. Heat, stirring until sugar has fully dissolved, then remove from heat.
Add to a one gallon pitcher with water, lemon juice and sliced lemon. Cover and chill for at least 4 hours.
Just before serving, add ice and serve with additional lemon slices and mint for garnishing, if desired.
Serving: 1serving | Calories: 170kcal | Carbohydrates: 45g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 3mg | Potassium: 117mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 40g | Vitamin A: 11IU | Vitamin C: 44mg | Calcium: 13mg | Iron: 1mg