Juice squeezed from 8-10 lemons
1 cup boiling water
1 cup sugar + more for adding to sweeten the finished lemonade to taste
6-7 cups cold water
Squeeze the lemons to yield a cup of lemon juice, set aside
In a heatproof bowl add the 1 cup sugar to the 1 cup boiling water and stir to completely dissolve the sugar. Set aside to cool.
In a pitcher combine the lemon juice to the cold water, stir to mix well.
Add in the cooled simple syrup. Stirring well to mix.
Taste the lemonade and if needed, add more sugar or more water to get the perfect taste you desire.
Makes 2 quarts lemonade