Vodka Lemonade

Total Time:
10 min
Prep:
5 min
Cook:
5 min

Yield:
8 to 10 servings
Level:
Easy

Ingredients
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/3 cup water, plus 8 cups
  • 4 lemons, juiced
  • Vodka
  • Ice cubes
Directions

In a saucepan, combine the sugar and 1/3 cup water and place over medium heat. Bring the mixture to a boil, then cook the sugar until dissolved but the syrup is still clear. Do not cook the sugar until it starts to turn color. Remove from heat and cool.

In a pitcher, combine the syrup, 8 cups water, the lemon juice, vodka and ice and stir to combine. Pour into tall glasses and enjoy!


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I followed the suggestions from other posters (using two more lemons, 2 cups of vodka) and it is YUM!! Sipping on it right now! item not reviewed by moderator and published
Make this frequently with a lemon or 2 more that what is called for and it is excellent! item not reviewed by moderator and published
Love this ,! Made this at the lake and was a hit with friends item not reviewed by moderator and published
I've made this a few times now and it's just the right balance; not too sweet, not too sour. I add 2 cups of vodka to the mixture and it tastes just right to me. item not reviewed by moderator and published
I like it more lemony so I used more lemons -- eight to be exact -- because I make *VERY* stiff drinks. Here's the upgrade: Toss a few slices of fresh ginger when making the simple syrup and make ginger lemonade with vodka! That provides a small elegant twist on a summer refresher. (Be sure to remove the ginger slices from the simple syrup before adding to the lemonade.) item not reviewed by moderator and published
I love lemonade and, instead of mixing this with vodka, I poured half lemonade and half Cooks Brut Champagne over ice. Really delicious. Sort of a lemonade Mimosa. I have to make triple batches to keep up with the demand. item not reviewed by moderator and published
I must have extremely sweet lemons on my tree. I had to use about a dozen medium sized lemons to cut the sweetness, but then it was scrumpdillyicious! item not reviewed by moderator and published
Had a party everyone enjoyed it..everyone was happy.. item not reviewed by moderator and published
I made this for a Summer kickoff party with my girlfriends. It was a huge hit. They liked it so much, they are already planning next year's party! Simple to make and you control the amount of vodka! item not reviewed by moderator and published
I forgot what good lemonade was, thanks for sharing! item not reviewed by moderator and published
This was one of the best drinks that I've ever had! It was so light and refreshing --- even with the vodka! Loved it! item not reviewed by moderator and published
The drink is freshing and easy to make. Sometimes I like to add some cold Sprite or Sierra Mist with it for some carbonation. item not reviewed by moderator and published
find someone who has been handed some Vodka and make Tyler's Lemonade. It was a hit at my last porch party! item not reviewed by moderator and published
Made this for a football party. Many thought it was tangy and refreshing! item not reviewed by moderator and published
This was a hit at my Bunco party. item not reviewed by moderator and published
Simple and delicious drink. Better with a bit of zest from the lemon. item not reviewed by moderator and published
If you want a great tasting adult beverage then you found it! Perfect for that hot summer afternoon! item not reviewed by moderator and published

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