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Homemade Sparkling Lemonade

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What’s better than a glass of refreshing homemade sparkling lemonade to beat the heat?
Quick, simple and delicious…enjoy 😉

INGREDIENTS

3/4 cup granulated sugar
1 cup water (for the syrup)
1 cup lemon juice (about 5 lemons)
4 cups cold sparkling water

DIRECTIONS

In a small saucepan prepare the syrup combining water and sugar, boil for 5 minutes then allow to cool completely.
Squeeze out the juice from 5 fresh lemons, than strain the juice through a strainer.
Pour the syrup and the lemon juice into a pitcher.
Add 4 cups of cold sparkling water and stir vigorously.
Refrigerate for an hour.
Serve cold with ice cubes and lemon slices.

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2 thoughts on “Homemade Sparkling Lemonade

  1. chef mimi June 22, 2015 at 11:07 AM Reply

    I bet this would be good with a little vodka or rum, too!!! 😉

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