Fresh Squeezed Lemonade

There’s nothing like fresh squeezed lemonade! This simple recipe comes together in no time at all and produces delicious results. It reminds me of the wonderful lemonade I get at our hometown fair!



  1. In a microwaveable bowl, combine the sugar and 1 cup of the water and heat for 1 minute 30 seconds or until the sugar is completely dissolved. Stir well.
  2. Add the ice cubes to the bowl and allow mixture to come to room temperature.
  3. Cover and refrigerate.
  4. With a juicer, juice the lemons for 1 1/2 cups of juice.
  5. In a 2-quart pitcher, stir together the sugar mixture, lemon juice and remaining 7 cups water.
  6. Add a couple extra ice cubes to each glass before serving and garnish with lemon slices.