Classic Lemonade

Classic Lemonade
  • Yield:makes 1 quart, serving 4 to 6
  • Active time:15 minutes
  • Total time:15 minutes
  • Rated: 5.0

[Photograph: Dave Katz]

Perfect homemade lemonade with balanced sweetness and acidity.

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Ingredients

  • 1 cup fresh juice from 10 to 12 lemons
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • Pinch salt
  • 3 cups cold water
  • 1 quart ice

Directions

  1. 1.

    Combine lemon juice and sugar and whisk or blend until sugar is completely dissolved. Add salt and water and stir to combine. Pour into a pitcher with ice. Serve in ice-filled glasses.