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Old Fashioned Lemonade

This is a great summer drink!
Course: Drinks
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Lemonade
Servings: 8 Cups


  • 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.