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Lemon Ice

Lemon IceWhen hot summer hits, there’s nothing better than a refreshing and delicious Lemon Ice. Making Lemon Ice at home is super easy.


  • 1 lemon
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 4 cups water
  • dash salt
  • around ½ cup lemon juice

Makes 6 cups


  1. Peel zest from lemon with a vegetable peeler. Squeeze lemon; strain and reserve its juice.
  2. Cut zest in ½ inch pieces. Process zest and sugar until zest is finely chopped. Place in a 3-quart pan with water and salt. Heat just until sugar dissolves before letting cool.
  3. Add lemon juice to reserved juice until you have ⅔ cup. Stir juice into mixture. Freeze mixture into ice cube trays.
  4. Before serving, place in a food processor 4 to 6 cubes at a time. Process until it turns into a slush. Serve in small bowls or stemmed glasses, garnish with a mint leaf or lemon slice and enjoy.

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