Lemonade Options

Lemonade Options
About 2 quarts

  • 1-1/2 cups sugar
  • 1/2 cup boiling water
  • 1-1/2 cups fresh lemon juice
  • grated peel of 1 lemon
  • 5 cups cold water
  • 2 cups ice

In a large pitcher, dissolve the sugar in the boiling water, stirring until dissolved. add the lemon juice and lemon peel; mix well. Add the cold water and ice, stirring until well blended.

Flavor Options:

Pineapple-Mint Lemonade: Stir 3 cups pineapple juice and 1/4 cup mint leaves into the lemonade before adding the ice cubes, and serve.

Watermelon Lemonade: Puree 2 cups seedless watermelon chunks; stir into the lemonade before adding the ice cubes, and serve.

Berry Berry Lemonade: Thaw and puree a 10-ounce package of frozen mixed berries with 1/4 cup honey; stir into the lemonade before adding the ice cubes, and serve.

Being from and still in the South, we know our lemonade. 101 here yesterday. Right now fresh blueberries are plentiful. I don’t puree them, I just slice in half and add a handfull to each glass. Beautiful and yummy!