Classic Mixology: Cocktail & Mixed Drink Recipes

Orange Lemonade

1 table-spoon sugar

Ingredient: sugar

What it is:  Additive
Many 19th century recipes specifically called for white sugar, which is more refined and preferred over browner sugars. But modern white sugar is probably too refined, making raw cane sugar the best, easily available choice.

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1 dash lemon

Ingredient: lemon

What it is:  Fruit
Common name for Citrus limon.

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1 to 2 orange

Ingredient: orange

What it is:  Fruit
Fruit of Citrus sinensis is called sweet orange to distinguish it from Citrus aurantium, the bitter orange.

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squeeze out the juice
(Use a large bar glass.)

Fill the glass with shaved ice. Fill the balance with water, shake or stir well, and dress the top with fruit in season, and serve with a straw. This is a very delicious summer drink.