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Homemade Lemonade Recipe


  • 1 3/4 cups white sugar
  • 8 cups water
  • 1 1/2 cups fresh squeezed lemon


  1. In a small saucepan, combine sugar and 1 cup water. Bring to boil and stir to dissolve sugar.
  2. Remove from heat and allow to cool to room temperature. Cover and refrigerate until chilled.
  3. Juice lemons until you get 1 ½ cups of juice. Using a strainer, remove the seeds from lemon juice, leaving any remaining pulp.
  4. In pitcher, stir together chilled syrup, lemon juice and remaining 7 cups water.
  5. Refrigerate immediately or serve in a glass over ice.

Recipe Notes

Optional: Add a few slices of lemons into each glass or garnish with mint
Recipe courtesy of Old World Garden Farms