Lemon Orangeade

Author: Canadian Living

On many a hot summer day, this cool, refreshing twist on classic lemonade will have both young and old coming back for more.

  • Portion size 12 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 lemon and/or lime and small orange
  • 8 cups cold water
  • 4 cups ice cubes
Lemon-Orange Syrup:
  • 1 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 cup cold water
  • 1 tablespoon grated lemon rind
  • 1 tablespoon grated orange rind
  • 1/3 cup lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup orange juice

Method

Lemon-Orange Syrup: In saucepan, bring granulated sugar, water, lemon and orange rinds and lemon and orange juices to boil; reduce heat and simmer for 5 minutes. Let syrup cool completely. (Make-ahead: Refrigerate in airtight container for up to 2 weeks.)

Meanwhile, scrub lemon, lime and orange well; cut into thin slices.

In large pitcher, stir together cold water, ice cubes and lemon-orange syrup. Stir in sliced fruit.

Nutritional facts Per serving, about:

  • Sodium 7 mg
  • Protein 0 g
  • Calories 85.0
  • Total fat 0 g
  • Cholesterol 0 mg
  • Saturated fat 0 g
  • Total carbohydrate 22 g

%RDI

  • Iron 1.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 1.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 1.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 0.0
  • Vitamin C 8.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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