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  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 1 hr 45 min
  • Ingredients 4
  • Servings 4

Sweet and refreshing, homemade lemonade beats store-bought every time, and you only need fresh lemons, sugar and water. MORE+ LESS-

Ingredients

3 1/2
cups water
2/3
cup sugar
1
cup fresh lemon juice (from 4 to 6 lemons)
Lemon slices

Steps

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  • 1
    In 1-quart saucepan, heat 1 cup of the water and the sugar to boiling. Stir until sugar dissolves. Allow to cool to room temperature, about 30 minutes.
  • 2
    In pitcher, mix sugar-water mixture, lemon juice and remaining 2 1/2 cups water. Cover and refrigerate until chilled, about 1 hour. Add ice; serve with lemon slices.

Expert Tips

  • Add fresh sliced strawberries, raspberries or blueberries to your lemonade. Garnish with mint leaves, or stir some torn mint leaves into your lemonade for flavor.
  • You can reduce the sugar if you want your lemonade a bit more tart.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
150
Calories from Fat
0
% Daily Value
Total Fat
0g
0%
Saturated Fat
0g
0%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
10mg
0%
Potassium
65mg
2%
Total Carbohydrate
38g
13%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
35g
Protein
0g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
20%
20%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
0%
0%
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 1/2 Fruit; 2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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