1 cup fresh lemon juice (about 6 lemons)
3/4 cup granulated sugar
2 cups cold water
3 cup cracked ice
6 maraschino cherries, with stems, optional
In a blender or smoothie machine, process the lemon juice and sugar for approximately 30 seconds to blend well.
Add 1 cup of water and half the ice and blend, crushing the ice.
Add the remaining ice and water. Blend on high speed until the mixture resembles a frozen delight!
Divide among 6 glasses and top each glass with a cherry.
Pairs Well With
Discovered the original recipe online and adapted it to my smoothie machine by omitting water and adding more ice. My nieces and I love making new smoothies. This was one of our favorite summer drinks.