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9 yummy drink recipes for fall and winter

By: Ashley Chase on Oct. 19, 2010, 6:34 a.m.
cup of hot lemonade with lemon slice and grater

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Hot buttered lemonade

If you like lemon, this drink is about as soothing as they come — it's somehow light and rich at the same time. It's great for all ages, and best of all, it's easy to make.

Prep time: 5 minutes, Cook time: 5 minutes


• 3 cups water

• 3/4 cup fresh lemon juice

• 2/3 cup sugar

• 1 1/2 teaspoons grated lemon peel

• 1 tablespoon butter or margarine

• 4 cinnamon sticks (optional)


1. In a saucepan over medium heat, simmer water, lemon juice, sugar and lemon peel until sugar is dissolved.

2. Pour into mugs; dot each with butter. Drop in a cinnamon stick if desired. Serves four.