If you are looking for the best homemade lemonade recipe then you are in luck! This fresh lemonade recipe is a family favorite. My kids are always asking to make lemonade once the warm weather hits. I have to agree with them because warm weather puts me in the mood for a cold glass of lemonade.
I like this Homemade Lemonade recipe because it brings out the sour in the lemons while not being to sour to enjoy. This is seriously the best lemonade recipe ever and you will be making it all the time once you make it the first time!
My kids ask me to make this so often, that I normally make a double or triple batch of this lemonade. Not that it actually lasts much longer because the more I make the more they drink.! LOL, but will I figure its worth the try for getting ahead with their lemonade consumption.
I’m not a fan of the powdered lemonade mixes, it is just to sweet for me and let’s be honest, nothing is better then fresh lemonade on a hot day.
To sweeten this easy lemonade recipe I use a simple syrup so the sugar will completely dissolve. A simple syrup is when you boil equal parts of sugar to water.
This fresh Squeezed Lemonade is so easy to make and it is so refreshing when you drink it on a hot summer day.
If you love lemonade in general then you also need to try these Lemonade Frosting Cupcakes, they are AMAZING!
One of our favorite summer time dessert treats is brownies and lemonade. We make homemade brownies, a batch of fresh lemonade and sit on the deck enjoying the weather and talking to each other.
You can easily turn this into a vodka lemonade by adding a splash of vodka, to make it an adult treat.
How to Make Homemade Lemonade
When making this lemonade I find it easies to use a a lemon squeezer instead of my hands, however you can squeeze the lemons whichever way makes your heart happy.
Homemade Lemonade Recipe
- 1 1/2 cup of sugar
- 9 cups of water
- 1 1/2 cup of lemon
- Heat your stove on medium heat and get a medium sized pot. In the pot add the sugar and the water.
- Bring sugar and 1 1/2 cups water to a boil.
- Set aside and let it cool.
- Squeeze your lemons.
- Get a large pitcher and combine the rest of the water, simple syrup and lemon juice.
- Grab a glass and serve over ice.
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