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Limeade

For spiked drinks, pour an ounce of vodka over ice into each glass before topping with limeade.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 1/2 cups fresh lime juice, plus lime wedges, for garnish (14 to 16 limes total)

Directions

  1. Step 1

    Heat sugar and 1 cup water in a small saucepan over medium heat, stirring, until sugar has dissolved, 5 to 6 minutes.

  2. Step 2

    Stir together lime juice and 5 cups water in a large pitcher; stir in sugar syrup. Refrigerate until cold (or up 2 days in an airtight container). Garnish each serving with a lime wedge.

Source
Martha Stewart Living, May 2005

Reviews (5)

  • 21 Jul, 2008

    splenda is o.k. but why not try SomerSweet, you can get it on line. and it takes much less than sugar or Splenda, and the taste is terrific. Just ask any of the millions of Somersizers. Thanks Martha for the recipe it is good, and my family is prone to be or is diabetic. but thanks to somersweet we can have much more than ever before.

  • 12 Jun, 2008

    Do you dissolve the Splenda as you would the sugar, or just add it in granular form? Just wondering, as my husband is also a diabetic.

  • 30 May, 2008

    Debdes, I have made lemonade with Splenda many times as my husband is diabetic

  • 30 May, 2008

    Debdes, I have made lemonade with Splenda many times as my husband is diabetic

  • 29 May, 2008

    Has anyone ever made this or lemonade with Splenda instead of sugar? Was wondering if it was as good substituting it....