Ingredients 2 quarts plus 3/4 cup cold water 3/4 cup sugar 1 cup fresh lemon juice 1 lemon, thinly sliced Instructions In a small saucepan, combine the 3/4 cup of water with the sugar. Bring to a boil, then simmer until the sugar is dissolved. Remove from the heat and let the syrup cool to room temperature. In a large pitcher, combine the remaining 2 quarts of water with the lemon juice and sugar syrup. Add the lemon slices and refrigerate until chilled. Serve the lemonade over ice.