Fresh Limeade


  • 2 cups sugar
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 1/2 cups fresh lime juice (about 6 to 8 large limes)*
  • 5 cups cold water
  • Garnish: fresh lime slices

How to Make It

Step 1

Stir together sugar and 2 cups water in a medium saucepan; bring to a boil, and cook, stirring constantly, 5 minutes or until sugar mixture reaches syrup consistency. Remove from heat; cool.

Step 2

Stir in juice and 5 cups cold water. Serve over ice. Garnish, if desired.

Step 3

*1 1/2 cups fresh lemon juice (about 6 to 8 lemons) may be substituted. Garnish with lemon slices, if desired.