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Recipe for Old-Fashioned Lemonade Stand Lemonade | Almanac.com

Old-Fashioned Lemonade Stand Lemonade

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Makes 7 cups
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Old-Fashioned Lemonade Stand Lemonade

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“Here is a treasured old-fashioned memory—fresh, crisp, cold, and delicious lemonade. On a hot afternoon our guests especially enjoy it while sitting under a shady tree. An ounce of gin or vodka may be added.” The Governor’s Inn, Ludlow, Vermont

Ingredients
1-1/2 cups sugar
1/2 cup boiling water
1 tablespoon grated lemon zest
1-1/2 cups freshly squeezed lemon juice
5 cups cold water
lemon slices, for garnish
fresh mint sprigs, for garnish
Instructions

Combine sugar and boiling water, stirring until sugar dissolves. Add lemon zest, lemon juice, and cold water; mix well. Chill. Serve over crushed ice garnished with lemon slices and fresh mint sprigs.