7 Reviews
100% would make this recipe again

Easy to make, inexpensive, refreshing and thirst-quenching. The little sugar in the lemonade promotes hydration.

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5 cups water, cold 1.25 L
1/2 cup sugar 110 g
1 cup lemon juice, freshly squeezed 5 1/2 lemons
20 ice cubes
20 leaves fresh mint [optional] 1 g


  1. Combine the sugar and 1 cup (250 ml) of water in a small saucepan. Bring to a boil with stirring until the sugar dissolves completely and a clear syrup is obtained.
  2. Pour the syrup in a pitcher then add the remaining water. Mix well, then put the pitcher in the refrigerator for at least 2 hours.
  3. Pour the lemonade into glasses, add ice cubes and mint leaves.

Nutrition Facts Table

per 1 serving (190 g)


% Daily Value




0 g

0 %

Saturated 0 g
+ Trans 0 g

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0 mg


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13 g

4 %


0 g

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11 g

Net Carbs

13 g


0 g

Vitamin A

0 %

Vitamin C

20 %


0 %


0 %


This recipe is :
Diet-related health claims  :
Source of  :
Vitamin C
Low  :
Free  :
Cholesterol, Fat, Saturated Fat, Trans Fat


1 serving of this recipe is equivalent to :
Food Group Exchanges
Fruits 0
Other Foods ½

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