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Recipe for Old Fashioned Lemonade

This recipe for Old Fashioned Lemonade is a must-make summer recipe that will quench your thirst and cool you down. Save it today!
5 from 9 votes
Course: Drinks
Cuisine: American
Keyword: old fashioned lemonade, recipe for old fashioned lemonade
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Servings: 8 glasses
Author: Rachel Quenzer


Recipe for Old Fashioned Lemonade Ingredients

  • 1 cup freshly squeezed lemon juice About 10 lemons
  • 6 cups room temperature water
  • 2 cups simple syrup
  • A few slices of lemon for the pitcher

Simple Syrup Ingredients

  • 3 cups sugar
  • 2 cups water


Simple syrup instructions

  • Combine the sugar and water over a low flame. Whisk to combine well.
  • Let the mix simmer for about 10 minutes. Do not let it boil.
  • Turn off heat and let it cool. Then add it to an airtight container and refrigerate.

Instructions for Old Fashioned Lemonade

  • Combine the lemon juice, simple syrup and water in a pitcher.
  • Mix well to combine. Add in the slices of lemon.
  • Chill in the refrigerator until needed.
  • Serve by the glass over ice.