PAULA DEANS LEMONADE 2 cups sugar 1 cup hot water 2 cups fresh lemon juice 1 gallon cold water lemon, sliced Mint sprigs, for garnish Directions In a 1 gallon container, place sugar and hot water, and stir until sugar dissolves. Add lemon juice and cold water to render 1 gallon. Stir until well mixed. Pour lemonade over glasses of ice, squeeze slice of lemon on top of each, and garnish with a sprig of mint. with just 2 lemons in the fridge it just wont do !lol so it's off to the store for lemons cause I'm in the mood for some good ole southern homemade lemonade!