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fresh squeezed lemonade

Fresh Squeezed Country Lemonade

A refreshing drink using fresh squeezed lemon juice.
Can be served warm or chilled.
Prep Time 10 mins
Total Time 10 mins

Equipment

  • Pitcher
  • Saucepan
  • Lemon Press

Ingredients
  

  • 6-8 Medium Lemons
  • 1.5 cups White Sugar
  • 2 cups Water

Instructions
 

  • Place water and sugar in saucepan over medium heat until dissolved. Remove from heat.
  • Slice lemons in half and juice by hand or with lemon press. 6-8 lemons will yeild 1.5-2 cups of juice
  • Combine simple syrup and lemon juice in medium pitcher and fill with water
  • Serve Chilled

Notes

Creating the simple syrup will dissolve the sugar. Sugar will not dissolve in cool water
I typically squeeze my lemons by hand or with a juicer
Keyword fresh, lemon, lemonade, summer