Lemonade Options

Submitted by: Samantha Gass
Fresh Lemonade

Serves: About 2 Quarts

Cooking time:

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Ingredients

1 1/2 cups sugar
1/2 cup of boiling water
1 1/2 cups fresh lemon juice
Grated peel of 1 lemon
5 Cups cold water
2 cups ice

Method

In a large pitcher, dissolve the sugar in the boiling water, stirring until dissolved. Add the lemon juice and lemon peel; mix well.

In a large pitcher, dissolve the sugar in the boiling water, stirring until dissolved. Add the lemon juice and lemon peel; mix well.

Note: Serve in tall glasses garnished with lemon slices.

Flavor Options:

• Pineapple-Mint Lemonade: Stir 3 cups pineapple juice and 1/4 cup mint leaves into the lemonade before adding the ice cubes.

• Watermelon Lemonade: Purée 2 cups seedless watermelon chunks; stir into the lemonade before adding the ice cubes.

• Berry Berry Lemonade: Thaw and purée a 10-ounce package of frozen mixed berries with 1/4 cup honey; stir into the lemonade before adding the ice cubes.

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