Freshly Squeezed Lemonade

from ButterYum
makes 8 servings


  • 8 cups water, divided
  • 1 1/2 cup granulated sugar (or more to taste)
  • 2 cups freshly squeezed lemon juice


  1. In a large saucepan, bring 2 cups of water and sugar to a boil, stirring until sugar dissolves.  
  2. Pour remaining 6 cups of water into a large pitcher; add sugar water and lemon juice, stirring well to combine.  
  3. Serve over ice.