- 5 large lemons
- 1 1/4 cups sugar
- 1 1/4 quarts water
- Prepare lemons by peeling and cutting them into thin slices.
- In a separate bowl, sprinkle the lemon rinds with white sugar, let sit room temperature for one hour.
- Boil water in covered pot, then immediately pour over lemon rinds. Allow to cool for about twenty minutes, then strain and discard the rinds.
- Squeeze lemon slices into another bowl. Strain juice into the sugar mixture. Stir, chill, and serve.