How to Make Fresh Lemonade




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Lemonade is a classic summer drink. It is just the perfect balance of tart and sweet that keeps you wanting more. I have created what I think is the Best Lemonade Recipe you will ever make. Lemonade is also very versatile. Try adding herbs, berries, or even your favorite alcohol for an added twist. I hope you enjoy this refreshing recipe.If you have recipe you would like to see me make, let me know in the comments below. Let me know of what you think of this recipe on via twitter or instagram(@vegetarianbaker & #thevegetarianbaker)

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  • 6-8 Lemons | 1 1/2 Cups Fresh Lemon Juice
  • Granulated Sugar | 1 1/3 Cups
  • Water | 9 Cups


  1. Start off by juicing the lemons. Before you juice, make sure to roll the lemons to ensure that all of the juices are released. Keep the lemon rinds. Set aside.
  2. In a medium sauce pan, combine the sugar, 1 cup of water, and the lemon rinds. Boil on medium heat for 15-20 minutes. Adding the rinds to the sugar water will ensure that we get the nice oils out of the rinds and into our lemonade.
  3. Now combine all of the ingredients in a pitcher. Pour in the sugar water though a strainer to remove any seeds and top with the lemon juice. Add 8 cups of water to the pitcher and stir.
  4. Store in the refrigerator until chilled or serve over ice.
  5. Enjoy.



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    11 Discussions


    4 years ago

    This is a perfect summer drink! Love it!


    4 years ago on Introduction

    I would also recommend adding a pinch of table salt (NaCl) and sodium-free salt replacement (KCl) to a pitcher of lemonade. It really takes the flavor from great to glorious by adding that salty, almost umami feeling.

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    4 years ago

    now I need an instructable for a lemonade stand.

    1 reply

    4 years ago

    Tip to all, try a small sprinkle of cinnamon in your lemonade, it's heavenly, discovered it as a small child and have since seen it on food channels...

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