There's nothing like a glass of lemonade on a hot summer day. Making homemade lemonade might seem as easy as 1-2-3, but throwing some lemon juice, water, and sugar into a pitcher is not going to make splendid lemonade -- the sugar will just sink to the bottom. That's why most folks stick to canned mixes or premade juices. But, here's the thing: Homemade lemonade is actually easy to make! All you need to do is prepare a simple syrup -- and our recipe will show you how.
Room-temperature lemons help soften the pulp, making it easier to juice.
If the lemonade is too sweet, add a little more lemon juice to it. If the lemonade is sour, add a bit of sugar to it.
Classic lemonade will always be summer's best sip, but that doesn't mean you can't change things up a bit. Here are some tasty ideas for a not-so-basic lemonade.
This summer, try your hand at making easy homemade lemonade, and live life to your tastes by creating new and exciting flavors.