1 cup water
1 cup organic sugar or Sucanat
Juice from 4-6 lemons
4 cups cold sparkling water or plain water
Mix together one cup water with one cup of sugar in small pot. Heat mixture to boiling, stirring constantly until sugar is completely dissolved. Allow water and sugar mixture to cool, pour in pitcher or bowl and refrigerate. Once the mixture has reached desired coldness, add juice from lemons and stir completely. (Strain lemon juice if desired) Mix four cups of cold water into lemonade and pour in pitcher adding lemon slices if you prefer.
Servings: Approximately 6
Tip: Make one batch and freeze into ice cubes to add to lemonade prior to serving to keep this drink from becoming watered down.