Yields: 2 quarts
Preparation Time: 10 min
What You'll Need:
1 1/2 cups sugar
1/2 cup boiling water
1 1/2 cups fresh lemon juice
Grated peel of 1 lemon
5 cups cold water
2 cups ice
What To Do:
1. In a large pitcher, dissolve the sugar in the boiling water, stirring until dissolved. Add the lemon juice and lemon peel; mix well.
2. Add the cold water and ice, stirring until well blended.
*Pineapple-Mint Lemonade: Stir 3 cups pineapple juice and 1/4 cup mint leaves into the lemonade before adding the ice cubes, and serve.
*Watermelon Lemonade: Puree 2 cups seedless watermelon chunks; stir into the lemonade before adding the ice cubes, and serve.
*Berry Berry Lemonade: Thaw and puree a 10-ounce package of frozen mixed berries with 1/4 cup honey; stir into the lemonade before adding the ice cubes, and serve.
Serve in tall glasses garnished with lemon slices. If making this in advance, don't add the ice until ready to serve.
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