Tuesday, August 7, 2012

Refreshing Limeade with a Touch of Lemon



Ingredients:

2 cup lime juice (from 10 regular sized limes
Juice of one lemon
1 3/4-2 cups granulated sugar
5 cups water
1 cup of crushed ice
Lime slices (about 8 slices cut in half to make 16 pieces)

Directions:

In a small saucepan bring to a boil the 2 cups of sugar* and 3 cups of water. Continue to stir for 5 minutes.  Once the sugar is dissolved, remove from heat and let cool for for a few minutes. 


*You can adjust the amount of sugar depending on how sweet you like your limeade.  Add lime and lemon juice and stir.

Allow to cool for 15 minutes and add remaining 2 cups of cold water, 1 cup of crushed ice, and lime slices.  Stir to mix ice, additional water, and lime slices.