Classic Lemonade

Classic Lemonade

21 review, 4.6 star(s). 84% would make again

Ready in 45 minutes

So simple

"I made this for my family b.b.q today it was great! I didn't need 12 lemons, it only took 6 for me. I also added 3 more tablespoons of sugar. My family said that even with the extra sugar it was quite tart and yummy. I would definately make this again, thank you for the recipe (^__^)"


1 1/2 cups Fresh squeezed lemon juice; (takes about 12 lemons)
1/2 cup Sugar
6 cups Water; divided

Original recipe makes 1



Add the lemon juice, sugar and one cup of water. Stir until sugar is dissolved, then add in the remaining 5 cups of water. Add plenty of ice.

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Refreshing but I didn't need that many lemons. It was delicious though.
bearfctry 1y ago

It was really good but I agree with others it needed more sugar. I used 3/4 Cup.
JBradley 1y ago

Perfect. We used more sour lemons and sweeter ones. Delish. Added about 1/4 C more sugar. Let the mixture sit and whisk it periodically so sugar dissolves well.
heatheregli 2y ago

You posted this recipe and gave it 4 stars are you insane this is awesome
RaidenCook 2y ago

good recipe
arnavgupta 2y ago

I have been looking for a good lemonade recipe and i have just found one!
Strouds 2y ago

This was amazing more sugar and added some strawberries for an extra kick of flavor
Bannaking27 3y ago

Simple but good!
LovelyXxZz 3y ago

Love this! Add strawberries for a nice summer drink.
CarenMarie 3y ago

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