Lemonade has to be the most popular and refreshing beverage of the summer! A citrus juicer, measuring cups, and a whisk is usually all you need to make your own gourmet restaurant style lemonade at home (sometimes you don't even need the juicer!). Here are some of personal favorites of our forum members:
Basic Lemonade Recipes
*Frugal Tip: Freeze extra lemon juice in ice cube trays. Once frozen, removed lemon ice cubes and store them in a freezer bag for later use.
Fruity Lemonade Recipes
- Pink Lemonade
- Strawberry Lemonade
- Raspberry Lemonade
- Blueberry Lemonade
- Watermelon Lemonade
- Maraschino Cherry Lemonade
- Pineapple Lemonade
- Tropical Style Lemonade
- Hawaiian Lemonade
- Lemonade with a Hawaiian Flair
- Lynchburg Lemonade (ADULTS ONLY)
*Tip: Don't forget to garnish! It's as easy to throwing some sliced lemons and fruit into a pitcher of ice cold lemonade.
*Pretty much any of the fruit lemonade recipes can be lime-based instead.
Lemonade dessert Recipes
What would be really fun is to have a bunch of friends over for a backyard picnic and serve pitchers of different flavored lemonades! If you are going potluck style, you could assign a recipe per family and have them bring it with them. Here are some other great summer fun recipes:
- Fresh Summer Salsa
- Homemade Strawberry Ice Cream Topping
- Homemade Ice Cream Sandwiches
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