Date
June 10 2014
Written By
Josey Orr
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Country Lemonade

Ah, nothing says "Summer's Here" quite like a cold glass of lemonade. Here is how we make the perfect cool drink for a hot summer day. 

1. Simple Syrup Base

 

  • 1 Cup Water
  • 3/4 Cup of Sugar

 

In a small sauce pan heat water and sugar mix until the sugar is completely dissolved, stirring occasionally. 

2. Lemonade

 

  • 1 Cup Lemon Juice ( From Juice of 5-7 Lemons) 
  • 3-4 Cups of Cold Water

 

While waiting for the syrup, juice 5-7 lemons for one cup of juice. Once completely dissolved, add syrup to a glass pitcher, stirring lemon juice and adding water one cup at a time until desired taste. Use 3 cups for sweeter lemonade or 4 cups for a more balanced, classic lemonade. 

3. Tips

 

  • For a twist on traditional lemonade you can add a tablespoon of rose water for a floral hint. 

 

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