Classic Lemonade Recipe

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Dave Katz

Perfect homemade lemonade with balanced sweetness and acidity.

Looking for more lemonade variations? Check out these 12 delicious summer sippers.

Recipe Facts

Active: 15 mins
Total: 15 mins
Serves: 4 to 6 servings

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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. 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.