It’s easy to make homemade lemonade. All you need is sugar, fresh lemons and some water.
Homemade Lemonade Recipe
1/2 cup sugar
1/2 cup water
1/2 cup fresh lemon juice
3 cups fresh cold water
Start by making simple syrup. Add sugar and 1/2 cup water to small saucepan. Stir over medium heat until sugar is dissolved.
To make lemonade, in a pitcher combine simple syrup, lemon juice and 3 cups fresh cold water; mix well. (Taste for sweetness. Add additional water if you prefer a less sweet lemonade.) Refrigerate until serving. Serve over ice and garnish with lemon slices.
Makes about 4 cups
Tip: To make an Arnold Palmer combine equal parts lemonade and iced tea. Black tea is the usual addition, but you can also use herbal, white or green iced tea.
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