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Old-Fashioned Lemonade Stand Lemonade

Yankee Plus Dec 2015


Old-Fashioned Lemonade Stand Lemonade
6 votes, 5.00 avg. rating (96% score)
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"Here is a treasured old-fashioned memory -- fresh, crisp, cold, and delicious lemonade. On a hot afternoon our guests especially enjoy it while sitting under a shady tree. An ounce of gin or vodka may be added." The Governor's Inn, Ludlow, Vermont

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  • 1-1/2 cups sugar
  • 1/2 cup boiling water
  • 1 tablespoon grated lemon rind
  • 1-1/2 cups freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 5 cups cold water
  • Lemon and lime slices for garnish
  • Fresh mint sprigs


Combine sugar and boiling water, stirring until sugar dissolves. Add lemon rind, lemon juice, and cold water; mix well. Chill. Serve over crushed ice garnished with lemon and lime slices and fresh mint sprigs.
Updated Friday, December 14th, 2007

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2 Responses to Old-Fashioned Lemonade Stand Lemonade

  1. Anonymous April 12, 2009 at 8:46 am #

    I never could make good lemonade until I tried this recipe, boiling the water and sugar did the trick.

  2. Anonymous August 7, 2009 at 5:10 am #


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