Old Fashioned Lemonade is made with a lemonade concentrate that will last in the refrigerator for weeks. Recipe from old Anne Of Green Gables cookbook. Perfect lemonade every time!
Measure the sugar and water into a saucepan. While stirring with a wooden spoon, bring the mixture to a boil for 5 minutes. Remove the saucepan from the heat. Let cool slightly.
Add the freshly squeezed lemon juice and lemon zest to the sugar syrup. Cool completely. Pour the lemonade syrup into a quart jar. Cover tightly with the lid. The syrup can be kept in the refrigerator for 2 or 3 weeks.
When you’re ready to serve the lemonade, put some ice cubes in the bottom of a glass. Our ¼ cup of the lemon syrup over the ice cubes. Add ¾ cup cold water or sparkling water and stir.
Lemonade syrup will store well for up to a month.