Fresh Lemonade

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Lemon slices
sprigs Fresh mint
1/2 c Boiling water
5 c Cold water
2 ts lemon zest; Grated, up to 50% more
1 1/2 c Sugar
1 1/2 c Fresh Lemon Juice

Original recipe makes 8



Combine sugar and boiling water, stirring until sugar dissolves. Add lemon rind, lemon juice, and cold water; mix well. Chill. Serve over ice. Garnish with lemon slices and mint sprigs. Yield: 2 quarts. Fresh Limeade: Substitute equal amounts of lime rind and juice for that of lemons. Busted by Gail Shermeyer <> Recipe by: The Southern Living Cookbook, 1987, 8487-0709-5 Posted to MC-Recipe Digest by Gail Shermeyer <> on Apr 13, 1998

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