Old Fashioned Lemonade

old fashioned lemonade

Give your summer lemonade patriotic flair with red and blue berries.

Serving Size: 7

Ingredients:
  • 1 1/2 c. sugar
  • 1 1/2 c. fresh lemon juice (from about 10 lemons), plus 2 lemons, sliced
  • Berries and fresh mint sprigs, for serving
Directions:
  • In a small saucepan, combine sugar and 1 1/2 cups water; bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer until the sugar dissolves, 3 to 4 minutes. Remove from heat and cool completely.
  • In a large pitcher, combine lemon juice, 1 1/2 cups sugar syrup, and 4 cups cold water (add remaining sugar syrup to adjust sweetness, if desired). Refrigerate until chilled.

Recipe and Photo Credit: Countryliving.com

 

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