Hot Buttered Lemonade
3/4 cup lemon juice
2/3 cup sugar
1 tablespoon butter
4 cinnamon sticks, 4 inches Optional
In a saucepan over medium heat, cook and stir the water, lemon juice, sugar and lemon peel until sugar is dissolved. Pour into mugs; dot each with butter. Serve with a cinnamon stick if desired.
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Yield: 4 servings (about 1 cup each)
1 serving (1 cup) equals 166 calories, 3 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 8 mg cholesterol, 30 mg sodium, 37 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, trace protein.
From Taste of Home. Originally published as Hot Buttered Lemonade in Country Woman Christmas Annual 1997, p23.