I would definitely make this again. Grandma Lulu said it was wonderful and Grandpa Bob said "Great for a hot summer day" and that he would prefer it over a coke or pepsi, I took that as a compliment. :)
Taste of Home, Contest Winners - 2006
1 3/4 cups Sugar
2 1/2 cups Water
1 1/2 cups Fresh Lemon Juice
1 1/2 cups Fresh Orange Juice
2 T Grated Lemon Peel
2 T Grated Orange Peel
1. In medium size saucepan, combine sugar and water. Cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until sugar is dissolved. Cool.
2. Add juice and peel to cooled sugar syrup. Cover and let stand at room temp for 1 hour. Strain syrup, cover and refrigerate.
3. To serve, fill glasses or pitcher with equal amounts of water and syrup. Add ice and serve.
Yields 12 servings.