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a pitcher with a wooden spoon filled with lemonade, lemon and lime slices
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5 from 6 votes

Homemade Lemonade

Sweet, refreshing homemade classic lemonade. Enjoy this during the summer months when lemons are at their best!
Prep Time10 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Drinks
Cuisine: American
Servings: 8 people
Calories: 107kcal


Simple Syrup

  • 2 cup water
  • 1 cup sugar


  • 1.5 cup fresh squeezed lemon juice
  • 1.5 cup simply syrup
  • 6 cups cold water or sparkling cold water


simple syrup

  •  Combine water, sugar in a medium pan. stir together and bring to a boil, stirring occasional. When sugar is completely dissolved remove from heat and allow to come to room temp. If not mixing in immediatly with lemonade store in an air tight container in the fridge.


  • Mix together simple syrup, lemon juice and water. Stir until combined and serve immediately. Any left over lemonade store in fridge.



Calories: 107kcal | Carbohydrates: 28g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 13mg | Potassium: 48mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 26g | Vitamin A: 3IU | Vitamin C: 18mg | Calcium: 10mg | Iron: 1mg