Classic Lemonade

May 23, 2019
Created by Harmons
1 hour
Serves 2 Quarts
  • 8-10 large lemons
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 6 cups water
  • Ice
  • Lemon slices, optional

Wash, dry, and quarter lemons.

In a stand mixer fitted with the paddle attachment, add lemon quarters and mix on low speed for 2 minutes. Strain juice through a fine-mesh sieve into a large measuring cup or bowl. Add sugar and stir until dissolved. Add water to a serving pitcher and chill. Add lemon-sugar mixture and stir to combine. Chill lemonade for at least 1 hour before serving. Serve lemonade over ice with lemon slices, if using.