Super easy homemade lemonade.

My husband and I are huge fans of lemonade, so when my mom found this recipe, we were thrilled!! There’s something special about not buying the unnaturally yellow stuff in bottles – and actually, we think this is the best lemonade we’ve ever had! I’m not sure we’ll ever go back. :) When I tested the recipe a couple weeks ago, and then made it again here in Virginia and we still loved it, I knew I wanted to share it!

SUPER Easy Homemade Lemonade

You’ll need:

– 5 lemons

– 2 trays of ice

– water

– 1 1/4 cup sugar


Thinly slice 5 lemons crosswise, removing seeds as you go.


Place lemons in a large bowl.


Pour 1 1/4 cup sugar over lemons.


Smash together with a masher or wooden spoon until sugar is more or less dissolved, and lemons are broken.

Transfer this mixture into the pitcher you’ll serve it in.

Add 2 trays of ice and 3 1/2 or 4 cups cold water.

Stir. Serve at once.

** If you made this a day early, pull out the lemons so that it doesn’t get bitter.


As you can see, this doesn’t make a TON of lemonade…but it sure is the perfect amount for the two of us for a day. If you want to make more, just buy one of those bags of lemons and adjust the recipe accordingly! :)

lemonade post

Happy weekend!!

best love hannah bee jgp


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