Lemon or Limeade Base

Ingredients

2 ½ C water
1 ¼ C sugar
½ tsp finely shredded lemon or lime peel
1 ¼ c lemon or lime juice
Ice cubes

Directions
1. For lemonade or limeade base, in a medium saucepan heat and stir water and sugar over medium heat until sugar is dissolved. Remove form heat; cool 20 minutes, Add citrus peel and juice to sugar mixture.
2. Pour into a jar cover and chill up to 3 days.
3. For each glass of lemon or limeade, combine equal parts base and water and pour over ice.

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