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My Mom's Meyer Lemonade

My Mom's Meyer Lemonade Recipe

Valentina K. Wein
During citrus season, recipes with Meyer lemons are divine, and my mom's lemonade recipe is no exception. This easy-to-make Meyer lemonade recipe is fresh, refreshing, sweet, tangy and oh-so-delicious.
4.8 from 10 votes
Prep Time 20 mins
Total Time 20 mins
Course Drinks
Cuisine American
Servings 4
Calories 123 kcal


  • ½ cup granulated sugar
  • 2 cups water
  • 2 cups Meyer lemon juice
  • dash of salt


  • In a small saucepan, heat the sugar with the water until it's dissolved. Remove from the stove and pour it into a large pitcher.
  • Add the lemon juice and a bit of salt. Stir to blend.
  • Once the lemonade has cooled to room temperature, place it in the refrigerator.
  • Serve chilled over ice.


Meyer lemons are thought to be a cross between a standard lemon and an orange. They have smoother, thinner skin, a wonderful tangy aroma and are also sweeter and less acidic than most other lemons.
Keywords summer drinks
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