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Homemade Lemonade with Simple Syrup

Homemade Lemonade with Simple Syrup

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The best-ever fresh squeezed lemonade recipe – including a low sugar & sugar free option! How to make homemade lemonade with simple syrup.
Course Drinks
Cuisine American
Keyword fresh lemonade, fresh squeezed lemonade, homemade lemonade, homemade lemonade with simple syrup, how to make lemonade, lemonade recipe, low sugar lemonade
Prep Time 5 mins
Chill time 1 hr
Total Time 1 hr 5 mins
Servings 8 cups
Calories 38
Author Alyssia Sheikh

Ingredients

  • 1 cup fresh squeezed lemon juice (from 6-8 lemons)
  • 1 cup homemade simple syrup (or store-bought)
  • 6 cups water

Instructions

  • Prepare homemade simple syrup of choice and allow to cool (or use store-bought).
  • Juice fresh lemons through a fine mesh strainer to get 1 cup juice.
  • Combine lemon juice, simple syrup, and water in a pitcher, stirring with a wooden spoon to combine.
  • Chill for an hour or so in the fridge before serving over ice.
  • Yields about 8 cups (64oz) of homemade lemonade.

Notes

Nutrition for homemade lemonade made with cane sugar simple syrup recipe:

Per 1 cup (8oz):
68 calories | 0g fat | 19g carbs | 0g fiber | 17g sugar | 0g protein

Nutrition for homemade lemonade made with sugar free simple syrup recipe:

Per 1 cup (8oz):
8 calories | 0g fat | 19g carbs | 0g fiber | 1g sugar | 0g protein

Nutrition for homemade lemonade made with low sugar simple syrup recipe:

Per 1 cup (8oz):
38 calories | 0g fat | 19g carbs | 0g fiber | 9g sugar | 0g protein

Nutrition

Serving: 1cup | Calories: 38kcal | Carbohydrates: 19g | Sugar: 9g