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Lemonade with Orange Recipe

Lemonade with Orange Recipe

This cool fruit drink is so refreshing on warm summer days. Fresh orange and lemon juice give it a terrific citrus flavor. -C. Mason, Wamego, Kansas
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. + chilling YIELD:7 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup 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

Directions

  • 1. In a small saucepan, combine the first four ingredients. Bring to a gentle boil; boil for 8-10 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 in a chilled glass over ice. Yield: 7 servings.

Nutritional Facts

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