Lemonade with Orange
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 TimePrep: 10 min. + chilling
- 1 cup sugar
- 1 cup hot water
- 1 tablespoon grated lemon zest
- 2 teaspoons grated orange zest
- 3 cups cold water
- 2 cups orange juice
- 1/4 cup lemon juice
- 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 zest. Cool to room temperature. Transfer to a pitcher; stir in the cold water and juices. Chill. Serve in a chilled glass over ice.
Nutrition Facts1 cup: 145 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 0 sodium, 37g carbohydrate (34g sugars, 0 fiber), 0 protein.
Originally published as Orange Lemonade in Reminisce May/June 2003