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Orange Lemonade Recipe

Orange Lemonade Recipe

This juice is a favorite at our place. I'll often double the batch and send a jar next door to my mother-in-law! I was looking for a way to sweeten lemonade without using more sugar when I came up with the recipe. —Wendy Masters, Grand Valley, Ontario
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + cooling YIELD:12 servings

Ingredients

  • 1-3/4 cups sugar
  • 2-1/2 cups water
  • 1-1/2 cups lemon juice (about 8 lemons)
  • 1-1/2 cups orange juice (about 5 oranges)
  • 2 tablespoons grated lemon peel
  • 2 tablespoons grated orange peel
  • Water

Directions

  • 1. In a large saucepan, combine sugar and water. Cook over medium heat until sugar is dissolved, stirring occasionally. Cool.
  • 2. Add juices and peel to cooled sugar syrup. Cover and let stand at room temperature 1 hour. Strain syrup; cover and refrigerate.
  • 3. To serve, fill glasses or pitcher with equal amounts of fruit syrup and water. Add ice and serve. Yield: 12 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 cup) equals 136 calories, trace fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 1 mg sodium, 35 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, trace protein.