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Easy Lemonade


"You can use a combination of lemon and lime, or lemon and orange, or lemon, lime AND orange! 3/4 cup is about 3 large lemons, but measure it because you don't want it too tart!"
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15 m servings 54 cals
Original recipe yields 8 servings


  • Calories:
  • 54 kcal
  • 3%
  • Fat:
  • 0 g
  • 0%
  • Carbs:
  • 14.5g
  • 5%
  • Protein:
  • 0.1 g
  • < 1%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 7 mg
  • < 1%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. In a large pan, combine water and sugar. Heat until the sugar just melts. Remove from heat and pour in lemon juice. Mix well and chill in refrigerator before serving. Garnish with lemon, lime or orange slices.

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Most helpful positive review

Perfect! Not to tart, not to sweet.

Most helpful critical review

Easy lemonade recipe. Very tart though. I would recommend using more sugar. 3/4 or 1 full cup.

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Easy lemonade recipe. Very tart though. I would recommend using more sugar. 3/4 or 1 full cup.

Perfect! Not to tart, not to sweet.

My children make this and have a lemonade stand and the people love it.

This took too many steps to make and was too tart because of too much lemon juice.

I very much enjoyed this recipe. I love lemonade in general. I did have to add more lemons and sugar, but mostly because I enjoy a more strong lemon taste. Very easy!

I used only lemons and found this to be way too bitter. I read in another recipe that salt might help, but it didn't noticeably improve the taste. Maybe the trick is to use oranges and limes, ...

I added more sugar. My family likes lemonade a little on the sweet side. :o)

This lemonade was quick and easy but not enough lemon for me. I felt like I was drinking lemon flavor kool-aid with a lemon added.

Pretty good, just when you're making it on TV, make sure the pitcher is big enough to hold ALL the lemonade, lol. BIG Mistake.