- 200 g sugar
- 4-5 cups cold water
- 1 cup freshly squeezed lemon juice
- sliced, lemons, to garnish
Heat the sugar and 1 cup water in a small saucepan until the sugar has completely dissolved, about 3 minutes.
Pour the lemon juice and the sugar water into a pitcher.
Add the remaining water to the desired strength. Chill 30 to 40 minutes.
Serve with ice and sliced lemons.
Cook’s note: If the lemonade is a little sweet for your taste, add more lemon juice.
This recipe was created by TASTE reader Melissa Zwaneveld for the November 2011 Readers’ issue of TASTE magazine. For all our readers’ recipes, as well as restaurants, books, gadgets and wines chosen by TASTE readers, visit our readers’ issue page.