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  • 4 cups - sugar
  • 6 cups - water
  • 24 whole - lemons, juiced
  • 8 cups - water, additional
  • Directions:

    1. Heat 4 cups sugar with 6 cups of water in a medium saucepan until it's dissolved. Set this in the fridge to cool.
    2. Chill the lemon juice if you have the time.
    3. Pour the lemon juice into a large vat. Pour in 3/4 of the syrup, then top off the vat with ice.
    4. Pour in 8 cups of water (give or take), stir it around, then give it a taste. Add more syrup if it needs sweetness, or more water if it needs dilution.
    5. Serve immediately!
    6. Add 2 cups raspberries, blueberries, blackberries, or sliced strawberries to the lemonade for different flavors.
    7. Make hard lemonade by adding 2 cups light rum or tequila to the lemonade.

    Brief Description

    Perfect for a hot summer's day, add sugar as needed!

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    Category:  Non-Alcoholic

    Cuisine:  American

    Prep Time: 2 hour(s)
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    May 27, 2013

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