Orange Lemonade

This cool fruit drink is so refreshing on warm summer days. Fresh orange and lemon juice give it a terrific citrus flavor.


7 servings


1 cup granulated (white) sugar
1 cup hot water
1 tablespoon grated lemon peel
2 teaspoons grated orange peel
3 cups cold water
2 cups orange juice
1/4 cup lemon juice


In a saucepan, combine the sugar, water lemon peel and orange peel. Bring to a gentle boil; boil for 8 to 10 minutes or until thickened. Remove from the heat. Strain and discard lemon and orange peel. Cool to room temperature. Transfer to a pitcher; stir in the cold water and juices. Chill. Serve over ice.

Estimated Time

Preparation Time: 10 minutes
Chill Time: 3 hours

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving (1 cup): 145 calories, trace fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, trace sodium, 37 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, trace protein.

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