Real Lemonade

About This Recipe

Yield:1 pitcher
This recipe appears in: Menu: 4th of July Picnic


  • 12 lemons, juiced and zested
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • ice
  • fresh mint (for garnish)


  1. 1

    Mix the juice of the lemons with the sugar in a pitcher, stirring until the sugar dissolves. Cut the lemon zest into strips; add to the pitcher.

  2. 2

    Fill the pitcher with ice. Let it melt for about 30 minutes. Serve with crushed ice and garnish with a lemon slice and a sprig of fresh mint.

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