Tart and tangy, a cold glass of lemonade is the perfect accompaniment to a meal in the great outdoors.
Servings: Makes 8 servings (12 cups)
- 8 cups cold water
- 2 cups freshly squeezed lemon juice
- 10 to 12 large lemons
- 2 cups crushed ice
- 1 to 1 1/2 cups superfine sugar
In two batches, pulse water, lemon juice and ice in a blender, adding sugar to taste. Transfer to a large pitcher and serve immediately, or chill, covered, until ready to serve. Pour into tall glasses over ice.
Recommended variation: To make an alcoholic version, add chilled vodka to pitcher before serving.