Old fashioned lemonade

Old Fashioned Lemonade recipe

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This refreshing recipe dates to an 1860’s cookbook…it’s real lemonade. When serving, rub the rim of the glass with a lemon wedge and then place lemon in glass or add a sprig of mint. Served at Eagle Centre House with pretzels, another old-time favorite of the era.

3 lemons
6 Tablespoons sugar
4 cups water


Cut lemons in half. Squeeze lemons using a reamer; remove seeds. Pour into serving pitcher, add sugar, and let stand awhile to allow sugar to dissolve; stir. Add water and stir again. Serve over ice.

Makes:4 glasses

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