Fresh Lemonade

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Fresh Lemonade

Yields: 2 quarts

Preparation Time: 10 min

What You'll Need:
1 1/2 cups sugar
1/2 cup boiling water
1 1/2 cups fresh lemon juice 
Grated peel of 1 lemon
5 cups cold water
2 cups ice

 
What To Do:
1. In a large pitcher, dissolve the sugar in the boiling water, stirring until dissolved. Add the lemon juice and lemon peel; mix well.

2. Add the cold water and ice, stirring until well blended.

Flavor Options:
*Pineapple-Mint Lemonade: Stir 3 cups pineapple juice and 1/4 cup mint leaves into the lemonade before adding the ice cubes, and serve.

*Watermelon Lemonade: Puree 2 cups seedless watermelon chunks; stir into the lemonade before adding the ice cubes, and serve.

*Berry Berry Lemonade: Thaw and puree a 10-ounce package of frozen mixed berries with 1/4 cup honey; stir into the lemonade before adding the ice cubes, and serve. 

Note:
Serve in tall glasses garnished with lemon slices. If making this in advance, don't add the ice until ready to serve.
 

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