Cold days: Hot buttered lemonade

Posted on Tue May 14, 2013 in Good food.

If you like lemon, this drink is about as soothing as they come — it’s somehow light and rich at the same time. It’s great for all ages, and best of all, it’s easy to make.

Prep time: 5 minutes, Cook time: 5 minutes

Ingredients
• 3 cups water
• 3/4 cup fresh lemon juice
• 2/3 cup sugar
• 1 1/2 teaspoons grated lemon peel
• 1 tablespoon butter or margarine
• 4 cinnamon sticks (optional)

Directions
1. In a saucepan over medium heat, simmer water, lemon juice, sugar and lemon peel until sugar is dissolved.
2. Pour into mugs; dot each with butter. Drop in a cinnamon stick if desired. Serves four.

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