Whip up a batch of this syrup whenever you see lemons on sale, then keep it on hand to make the best homemade lemonade you’ve ever tasted-in a flash! This makes a much less expensive and better-tasting lemonade than anything you can buy.
Number of servings : 5 ½ cups
Type of meal : | Beverages/Cocktails | Beverages/Cocktails
Special diet :
3 cups sugar
1 cup boiling water
3 cups fresh lemon juice (about 16 lemons)
2 tablespoons grated lemon zest
- In a 1.5-litre, heatproof container, place the sugar. Add the boiling water, stirring constantly, until the sugar has completely dissolved. Let the sugar mixture stand until it is cool.
- Add the lemon juice and zest, and stir until all the ingredients are well blended. Cover the container, and store in the refrigerator for up to 1 week.