Picnic Lemonade

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Robin Poindexter

By
@robinlynn

Hot, humid summers in the heartland call for a refreshing beverage. My recipe.

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Super refreshing and cooling for a hot summer day. Perfect to keep on hand for an afternoon picnic or to cool off after yard work. We used the wildflower honey and loved it. The honey adds an aromatic, flowery scent. It gives this lemonade such a fresh taste. But, if you don't have honey on hand, it would be just as refreshing with the sugar. The Test Kitchen


Rating:

★★★★★ 3 votes

Comments:
Serves:
12
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
25 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

  • 12
    lemons; squeezed
  • 3
    quarts chilled spring water
  • 1 1/4 cups
    sugar or 1 cup wildflower honey or 1 cup honeysuckle syrup
  • ·
    sprigs of fresh mint or lemon balm for garnish

How to Make Picnic Lemonade

Step-by-Step

  1. Heat the lemon juice and sugar (or honey) over medium heat in a saucepan until the sugar/honey completely dissolves. Set aside to cool slightly.
  2. In a gallon container, stir together the lemon mixture with the spring water.
  3. Fill glasses with ice. Add a sprig of mint or lemon balm and pour in the lemonade.

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About Picnic Lemonade

Course/Dish: Non-Alcoholic Drinks
Main Ingredient: Sugar
Regional Style: American
Collection: Picnic Picks!
Other Tag: For Kids




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