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Homemade Fresh Lemonade

Just 3 simple ingredients and about 10 minutes is all you need to make the best fresh squeezed, homemade lemonade you've ever tasted!
Prep Time10 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Drink
Cuisine: American
Keyword: lemonade
Servings: 8 cups
Calories: 214kcal


  • 2 cups granulated sugar
  • 3 cups lemon juice
  • 4 cups water or more to taste


  • In a large pitcher, stir together lemon juice and sugar until completely dissolved.
  • Stir in water until combined.
  • Serve chilled, poured over ice.
  • If you want to get fancy, dip the rims of the chilled glasses in lemon juice, then in sugar. Pour in chilled lemonade. Garnish with a lemon slice and add a fancy straw.


Calories: 214kcal | Carbohydrates: 56g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 8mg | Potassium: 94mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 52g | Vitamin C: 35.4mg | Calcium: 9mg | Iron: 0.1mg