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This lemonade syrup already has everything but water. It's easy to take along on a trip or picnic and make as needed.
In a saucepan, dissolve sugar in boiling water. Cool.
Add lemon juice and peel. Mix well.
Cover and store in fridge for up to 3 weeks. Makes 5 1/2 cups syrup
1 serving (8 oz.): 1/4 cup syrup and 3/4 cup cold water
2 quarts: combine 2 2/3 cups syrup and 5 1/3 cups cold water
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By CATHERINE WOLFE from Talbott TN
Mix well - concentrate can be stored in refrigerator. Add concentrate to 5-6 cup water.
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We use extra sugar this time of year for lemonade as the weather warms up, but hubby likes his drinks a LOT sweeter and stronger than I prefer mine, so I make a syrup of lemon juice and sugar and keep it in a pitcher in the fridge. We each can pour a glass of water and add the lemon syrup to taste. It works very well for us.
By Cathy from Delaware
What ratio of sugar and lemon juice do you use? (05/29/2008)
Reply to feedback: I use 2 lbs of sugar ( 1/2 bag) to one 32 oz bottle of lemon juice. Of course, you can mix to your liking. Thanks for your interest! (06/06/2008)
By Cathy S