Fresh Lemonade Recipes

Fresh Lemonade Recipes

This is lemonade with that fresh lemon flavor that's so refreshing.
Adjust the sugar level to suit your taste.

To get more juice from the lemons, gently warm the lemons in a microwave oven
before squeezing by hand or with a juicer....
Heat one lemon on full power for about 10 seconds.


  • 6 lemons (juice of 6 lemons)
  • 1 cup sugar, or to taste
  • 4 cups cold water
  • 1 lemon, cut crosswise into very thin slices

Preparation -
Mix the lemon juice and sugar together in a large pitcher. Stir to dissolve all the sugar, then add the water. Serve over ice. Place a lemon slice on top of each glass before serving.

Strawberry Lemonade

  • 1/2 pint strawberries - washed, hulled and pureed in a blender or food processor
  • 2-1/2 quarts water, divided
  • 1 cup lemon juice
  • 1-1/4 cups sugar

Preparation -
Cook the pureed strawberries and 1 cup water in a saucepan, stirring constantly for about 5 minutes over medium heat. Strain the berry juice through a strainer or a food mill to remove the seeds. Pour the berry juice into the saucepan again; add the sugar and cook for a few more minutes or until the sugar is completely dissolved. Cool, then pour into a large pitcher. Stir in the remaining water and the lemon juice. Chill, then pour over ice to serve.

Berry Watermelon Lemonade
  • 5 cups water melon cubes, seeds removed
  • 1/4 cup red raspberries
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/2 cup lemon juice
  • 3/4 cup sugar

Preparation -
Place half of the watermelon, half of the raspberries and half of the water in a blender. Process on medium to high speed until smooth. Repeat with other half of those three ingredients. Strain the blended juice. Pour the strained juice into a large pitcher. Add the lemon juice and sugar. Stir until all the sugar is dissolved. Chill and serve over ice.

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