• 1 cup sugar
  • 1 1/2 cups fresh lemon juice
  • 1 TBL lemon zest, grated fine (yellow part only)
  • Lemon slices & fresh mint leaves for garnish


Combine the sugar & 1 cup water in a small saucepan over medium heat & bring to a boil. Reduce the heat & simmer 5-6 minutes, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat & cool the syrup completely. Combine the syrup with the lemon juice & zest; add 8 cups of cold water. Garnish & serve over ice.

Makes about 2 1/2 qts

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Submitted 6/13/05.
Source: My files/Ginger's recipe
Submitted By: Marlen