2 1/2 cups sugar
1 cup fresh lemon juice (takes 1/2 dozen)
5 cups water
1/4 tsp. salt
In a saucepan, combine sugar, water, and salt. Cook over low heat, stirring continually, until sugar is dissolved. Bring to a boil and cover for 5 minutes and don't stir.
Remove from heat and stir in lemon juice. Let it cool on table then cover and freeze till mixture appears slushy.
Beat with mixer till smooth without letting it melt. Cover in plastic and re-freeze. Stir it a couple times until froze.
Serves 6 Decorate each serving with some lemon peel or sprig of mint.