Recipe type: Beverage
- 1 cup water
- 1 cup sugar
- 1 cup lemon juice (4-6 lemons)
- 4 cups cold water
- Mix 1 cup of water and 1 cup of sugar in a small saucepan.
- Bring to a boil, stirring frequently until sugar dissolves. (This is a simple syrup).
- Cool syrup and refrigerate.
- Mix the simple syrup with the lemon juice and stir well.
- Add 4 cups cold water and mix.
- Garnish with thin lemon slices, mint, or basil.
See tips for juicing lemons.