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Best Fresh Squeezed Lemonade

Simple Easy to Make
Prep Time15 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Drinks
Cuisine: American
Keyword: lemonade,
Servings: 8 people
Calories: 162kcal
Author: rahrags@gmail.com
Cost: 8.00


  • Lemon Press


  • cup Sugar
  • 7-8 lemons
  • lemon zest
  • water


  • 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


Wash Lemons well
Zest two lemons and set aside
Place 2 cups of water, lemon zest and sugar in sauce pan
Heat until sugar is dissolved.  Do not boil
Strain sugar solution into pitcher
Squeeze juice from all lemons - should be approx. 1 cup of juice
Add juice to pitcher 
Fill with water until pitcher is full - 1 quart of Lemonade
Stir before serving - keep refrigerated until ready to serve.  
Serve over ice