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homemade lemonade recipe
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5 from 2 votes


Homemade Lemonade is a simple, 4 ingredient sweet and tangy drink that requires no boiling! Just squeeze and stir. 
Course beverage
Cuisine American
Keyword lemonade
Prep Time 20 minutes
Servings 8 servings
Calories 207kcal
Author Karli Bitner


  • 2 cups lemon juice approx 6 large lemons
  • 2 cups granulated sugar
  • 5 cups cold water
  • 2 cups ice


  • Juice the lemons. Add the lemon juice and sugar to a bowl and whisk. Whisk until the sugar is completely dissolved.
  • Measure out 5 cups of cold water in a large pitcher, add in the lemon & sugar mixture. Stir until well combined.
  • Stir in the 2 cups of ice.
  • Taste and add more water If needed, but remember when the ice melts it will be diluted a tad more.



Calories: 207kcal | Carbohydrates: 54g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 11mg | Potassium: 63mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 51g | Vitamin C: 24mg | Calcium: 10mg | Iron: 1mg