My sister and I spent a week each summer with Aunt Frances, who always had this thirst-quenching lemonade in a stoneware crock in the refrigerator. It tastes so much like fresh citrus. It made such a refreshing drink after a hot day running around the farm. —Debbie Reinhart, New Cumberland, PA.
- 5 lemons
- 5 limes
- 5 oranges
- 3 quarts water
- 1-1/2 to 2 cups sugar
- Squeeze the juice from four of the lemons, limes and oranges; pour into a gallon container.
- Thinly slice the remaining fruit and set aside for garnish. Add water and sugar; mix well. Store in the refrigerator. Serve over ice with fruit slices. Yield: 12-16 servings (1 gallon).
Originally published as Aunt Frances' Lemonade in Taste of Home August/September 1995, p25
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