15 Best Lemonade Recipes of All Time Slideshow
August 12, 2015
There are lots of ways to make lemonade; here's how to do it right
15 Best Lemonade Recipes of All Time
Gulping down a glass of lemonade is always satisfying, no matter how old you are. If only your corner store charged what you used to at your lemonade stand — 25 cents a pop. Thanks to powdered lemonade, you can easily make your own version at home if you’re looking to save money. It’s a cheap option, but you’d miss out on all the creative variations on summer’s favorite beverage.
To help you get crafty with this classic drink, we’ve rounded up some of the most satisfying lemonade recipes we could find. They all taste amazing!
Whether it’s a healthy twist, an alcoholic treat, or a cultural variation, here are the 15 best lemonade recipes of all time.
Blackberry Mint Lemonade Recipe
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This dark spin on lemonade is a perfect refresher for any time of year, and it’s healthy! Put your feet up and sip away with zero guilt.
If you are wondering what’s so Brazilian about Brazilian lemonade, we offer these two ingredients to shed some light: limes and condensed milk. Now, we’re not saying that limes and condensed milk a Brazilian drink make, but if any country were going to turn those into pure genius, it would be Brazil. What a treat!
Cactus Pear Fuchsia Lemonade
Cactus pears turn this lemonade a vivid fuchsia shade. This combination is unique, but it makes for a wonderful spin on lemonade. Chances are that no other lemonade will quench your thirst like this one.
Healthy Lemonade Recipe
Spicy Lemonade Snack Juice
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Did you know that lemonade can be sweet, spicy, or sour? This juice won’t get your mouth burning, because it’s the perfect combo of sweet and hot. It will flush out your system and leave you feeling satisfied.
Spunky Lemonade Recipe
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We call this lemonade variation a crowd-pleaser because it’s got something for everyone: It’s simple, delectable, and refreshing. This drink is sweet without being cloying, and is sure to be a hit as your signature wedding cocktail, especially for outdoor and summer celebrations.
Fresh strawberries, hand-squeezed lemons, and water — the recipe may be simple, but it makes for a refreshing summer combination whose tartness and sweetness you can modify to your own taste using cold water. The strawberries should provide enough sweetness, but you can add some agave nectar or sugar if you really feel like you need to amp it up. Everything is better when it’s made with strawberries!