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28 Apr 2020
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Our Southern-style lemonade recipe is perfect for the beach or a poolside treat.

Serves: 6
Time: 30 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 cup sugar
  • 5 cups water
  • 7 large lemons
  • 2 Peaches (optional)

Fresh country lemonade

Directions

  1. Simple syrup: Bring 1 cup sugar to a boil in a medium saucepan with 1 cup water. Stir occasionally until sugar dissolves. Take off heat and let cool.
  2. Juice 7 large lemons in a large pitcher.
  3. Add the simple syrup and 4 cups of cold water to the pitcher of lemon juice.
  4. Chill until cool.

For a real Southern twist, cut two peaches into 1 inch pieces and freeze. Add them to the lemonade like ice cubes!

Serve with a smile!