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Old Fashioned Lemonade Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Desmond Garvin
Added: Thursday, June 21, 2007

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
8 lemons, 1 sliced thin
1 1/2 cups of sugar
3 cups hot water
1 quart of cold water

Directions:
Directions:

Cover half of the sliced lemon with sugar; reserve the remainder for the latter use as a garnish. Squeeze the 7 remaining lemons, straining seeds from juice. Add juice to sliced lemons in the bowl. Cover with 3 cups of hot water. Do not stir. Allow to cool at room temperature. Transfer to a serving container; add the cold water. Adjust flavor to personal taste. Chill, and serve in frosted glasses over ice. Garnish with reserved fresh lemons slices. (To frost glasses, set them on a tray in the freezer compartment until covered with frost. Then dip rims in sugar and fill with lemonade or return unfilled glasses to the freezer for the suagar to firmly set.

Submitted by Dorothy Johnson

 

 

 

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