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homemade lemonade

a recipe by
Francine Lizotte
Surrey South, BC

Delicious and refreshing, this is the perfect drink to quench your thirst on a hot summer day! Quick to make, this lemonade will go great with your next BBQ or picnic party...

serves 10 cups
prep time 5 Min
cook time 3 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For homemade lemonade

  • 1 1/2 c
    powdered sugar, or to taste
  • 8 c
    distilled water, divided
  • 1 1/2 c
    freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 2-3 slice
    lemon, for garnish

How To Make homemade lemonade

  • 1
    In a small saucepan over medium heat, combine 1 ½ cups of water with powdered sugar. Stir until sugar is completely dissolved, about 3-4 minutes. Allow to cool at room temperature before transferring to the fridge.
  • 2
    Juice lemon, making sure there are no seeds, and set aside. In a large pitcher, combine syrup, lemon juice and the remaining water. Transfer to the fridge until very chilled. Garnish with lemon slices. Makes 10 cups
  • 3
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