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“Refreshing drink! This can be used as a sour mix for mixed cocktails, just omit the last step of water.Add to a punch.Make a lemon-limeade by mixing half lemon and half limes.Pack it into a thermos for a picnic.”
READY IN:
18mins
YIELD:
1 quart
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. In a 1-quart bowl combine sugar and 1 1/4 cups hot water.
  2. Micro and stir occasionally, until sugar is dissolved, 1 to 2 minutes.
  3. Meanwhile, zest 1 tablespoon lemon peel (yellow part only) from 2 or 3 lemons.
  4. Add peel to warm sugar mixture; let cool about 10 minutes.
  5. Cut all lemons in half and ream enough juice to make 1 3/4 cups.
  6. Add to sugar mixture.
  7. Into a pitcher add lots of ice cubes, lemon syrup, 1 cup ice cold water.
  8. Stir lemon slices into lemonade& pour into glasses with garnish of mint.
  9. Taste you may want to add more water.

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