Y’all if you love lemonade, you have to try this recipe. I’m a southern girl and if I’m going to drink lemonade, it’s gonna be fresh squeezed and made with real sugar. Yum!! Yum!!
Here is a Perfect Recipe to make fresh squeezed lemonade. I look forward to hearing how you like it. So gather your supplies and be sure to use a clear pitcher for lemonade just because it’s so pretty with lemon’s floating in the pitcher.
Best Fresh Squeezed Lemonade
- Lemon Press
- 1½ cup Sugar
- 7-8 lemons
- lemon zest
- grate lemon for zest
- heat water with zest and sugar until sugar is dissolved
- stain the sugar and zest mixture
- juice all lemons
- add remaining water and refrigerate
The secret ingredient
Y’all this is truly the secret to making the perfect fresh lemonade. It’s so simple, just zest two of the lemons and up the flavor wow! I do recommend a real fine grater to get a fine zest.
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Next just add your zest to 2 cups of water and your sugar. Heat until the sugar dissolves.
Important Step for Perfect Fresh Lemonade Recipe
Then you want to strain the mixture before adding to your pitcher. If you skip this step, you may not have perfect lemonade. LOL