Refreshing Homemade Lemonade

Easy Refreshing Homemade Lemonade

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Refreshing Homemade Lemonade

Once temperatures begin to rise in summer everyone looks for a refreshing drink to cool off and quench their thirst. A classic favorite for many is a glass of fresh lemonade.

Many people may choose to grab some already made from the store as it is quicker and easier. Homemade lemonade can also be put together fairly quickly and easily. It doesn't really matter which you choose as long as it is satisfying.

If you would like to try to make a batch on your own and feel a little intimidated you can try this simple recipe. It is not time consuming at all and you will be left with fresh and flavorful lemonade.

Servings: 6-8 cups (depending on cup size)

You will need the following:

5 1/2 cups water, divided
1 1/4 cup sugar
3/4 cup fresh squeezed lemon juice
1 teaspoon grated lemon peel
Ice cubes


1. In a large saucepan, add 1 1/2 cups water and 1 1/4 cup sugar.

2. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer uncovered for 10 minutes. Cool to room temperature.

3. Transfer to a 2 quart (1.89 litre) pitcher. Stir in juices and peels. 

4. Cover and refrigerate at least one hour. 

5. Stir in remaining water. Serve with ice cubes.

Refreshing Homemade Lemonade

Do you enjoy a glass of refreshing lemonade during the summer?

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