Recipe courtesy of Michele Urvater

Best Lemonade

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  • Level: Easy
  • Yield: about 10 portions lemonade
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2 teaspoons grated fresh lemon peel

2 cups sugar

1/2 cup water

juice of 6 lemons (1 cup)


  1. Bring lemon peel, sugar, and water to a boil; boil for 30 seconds. Remove from heat and add the lemon juice. Cool to room temperature and store syrup in the refrigerator. For each glass of lemonade use 1/4 cup of syrup with a cup of fizzy water or plain water. To make lemonade ice cubes, stir 2 tablespoons of syrup per cup of water and freeze as lemonade ice cubes.