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Old-Fashioned Lemonade

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Old-Fashioned Lemonade
  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 15 min
  • Servings 8
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Nothing says summer like a glass of ice-cold Old-Fashioned Lemonade. Our homemade simple lemonade recipe is so much easier than you think, and we'll walk you through every step of the way. Our lemonade recipe comes together in two steps and is perfect for the kids to help with. Take a peek at our Expert Tips section for how to get the most juice out of your lemons for your Old-Fashioned Lemonade. From sitting on your porch to an elevated lemonade stand, you'll make it amazing!
Updated Jun 22, 2021

Ingredients

  • 6 cups cold water
  • 2 cups lemon juice (8 to 10 lemons)
  • 1 cup sugar
  • Ice cube
  • Lemon slice, if desired
  • Maraschino cherry with stem, if desired

Steps

  • 1
    Mix water, lemon juice and sugar in large pitcher until sugar is dissolved. Refrigerate about 3 hours or until chilled if desired.
  • 2
    Serve lemonade over ice. Garnish each serving with a lemon slice and cherry.

Tips from the Betty Crocker Kitchens

  • tip 1
    To get the most juice from the lemons, let them stand at room temperature or microwave on High for a few seconds before squeezing them. Rolling the lemons on a counter while pushing down firmly to break the tissues inside will also release more juice for our lemonade recipe.
  • tip 2
    Tastes for sweetness of lemonade vary, so feel free to adjust the sugar to your taste. You may want to make Old-Fashioned Lemonade on the tart side and let guests add sugar if they prefer it sweeter.

Nutrition

115 Calories, 0g Total Fat, 0g Protein, 29 g Total Carbohydrate

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: About 1 Cup
Calories
115
Calories from Fat
0
Total Fat
0g
Saturated Fat
0g
Cholesterol
0mg
Sodium
15 mg
Potassium
60 mg
Total Carbohydrate
29 g
Dietary Fiber
0g
Protein
0g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
24%
24%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
0%
0%
Exchanges:
2 Fruit;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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