Why I Love This Recipe
Refreshing summer lemonade!
Ingredients You'll Need
2 cup granulated sugar
1 ½ cups fresh lemon juice, about 6-8 lemons
4 ½ – 5 cups water, divided
Make simple sugar by combining sugar and 2 cups water in a saucepan over medium heat.
Bring to a boil and stir until sugar has dissolved.
Remove from heat and cool to room temperature.
Strain the lemon juice through a fine-mesh sieve into a 2-quart pitcher.
Add simple syrup and stir to combine.
Refrigerate until cold.
When ready to serve, add 2 ½ cups of cold water and stir.
Taste, and add more water if it's too sweet.
Serve over ice, if desired.