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Old fashioned lemonade is a great summer drink or have it anytime you want to give your family guests a tasty drink they will love.

Old Fashioned Lemonade

This recipe for old fashioned lemonade is easy and delicious.  I keep a pitcher of my Southern sweet tea and a pitcher of homemade lemonade in the fridge most of the time during the summer months.  It is so refreshing to have an ice cold glass of lemonade for lunch or as a thirst quencher anytime you are working outside or just soaking up some summer sun.  You can make more or less of this recipe.  You can make it as sweet or as tart as you like and it keeps for days in the fridge.  Add some mint to the glass to make it even more refreshing.

Everyone loves old fashioned lemonade in summer!

6 1/2 cups water, divided

1 1/2 cups white granulated sugar

1 1/2 cups lemon juice from 10 to 12 fresh lemons

Bring 4 cups of the water to a boil on top of the stove.  Once the water is boiling remove and add sugar.  Stir to dissolve.  Add fresh lemon juice and the other 2 1/2 cups water.  Fill a glass with ice, pour lemonade over the ice and enjoy.  Makes 8 cups lemonade.

Old Fashioned Lemonade

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