12 lemons, thinly sliced
3 cups white sugar
4 trays ice cubes
8 cups cold water
Thinly slice lemons crosswise. Try to remove as many seeds as possible.
Put lemon slices into a large punch bowl. Pour sugar over the top of the lemons.
Using a wooden spoon, pound lemons and sugar mixture until sugar is dissolved and lemon slices are broken.
Add ice cubes and stir in cold water. Serve in tall glasses.