Old-Fashioned Lemonade

180 mins (prep 15, cooking 165)
4 ingredients
2 servings
This basic recipe from Fred Thompson's cookbook, "Lemonade," starts with a simple syrup that can be made ahead and refrigerated up to a month. Having some on hand speeds up the process of making fresh lemonade.

Categories:  fruit , seasonal , north-american , taste~mood , beverages , <-4-hours , spring , time-to-make , served-cold , sweet , citrus , kid-friendly , presentation , american , summer , lemon ,
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Serving Size (475.7 g)
Servings 2
Amount per Serving
Calories 915.64 Calories from Fat 0.0
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 0.0g 0.0%
Saturated Fat 0.0g 0.0%
Trans Fat 0.0 %
Cholesterol 0.0mg 0.0%
Sodium 11.83mg 0.99%
Total Carbohydrate 236.55g 157.7%
Dietary Fiber 0.0 g 0.0%
Sugars 236.13 g %
Protein 0.0g 0.0%
Vitamin A 0.0IU% Vitamin C 0.0mg%
Calcium 9.46mg% Iron 0.12mg%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet value must be higher or lower depending upon your calorie needs:
  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less Than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less Than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less Than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less Than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carb   300g 375g
Dietary Fiber   25g 30g
Potassium   3,500 mg
Protein   50 g
Calories Per Gram
Fat 9•Carbohydrate 4•Protein 4
*Nutrition information was calculated excluding the following ingredients:
fresh lemon juice, cold water