The perfect tangy lemonade drink calls for fresh lemon juice. Open a homemade lemonade stand with fruity drinks that promise a pucker. These easy drink recipes include strawberry lemonade and lemonade fizz, as well as the traditional lemonade we love.

Basil Lemonade

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Lime juice and lemonade blend nicely with the sweet taste of fresh basil leaves in this summertime drink. Slices of lemon add a finishing touch.

How to Make Lemonade

Forget soda and sports drinks. When the summer sun is working overtime, the one thing that really hits the spot is a tall glass of frosty lemonade. Can't you just see it there, perched atop the table next to your lawn chair? What are you waiting for? If your tongue wasn't so parched, it would tell you it wants you to master how to make lemonade-- ASAP!


Better Homes and Gardens

For best results, use fresh-squeezed lemon juice in this puckery-sweet drink recipe. Be sure to try the peachy version too.

Total: 20 mins

Carrot Lemonade

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Packed with vitamin A and C, this is a great drink to have on hand. Make a double batch and store in the refrigerator up to one week.

Watermelon-Basil Lemonade

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Jazz up a timeless thirst-quenching drink with fresh herbs and summer fruit.

Strawberry Lemonade

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A favorite among kids and adults, there's nothing more refreshing on a hot afternoon than a glass of strawberry lemonade. Try the make-ahead recipe directions to prepare for potlucks and barbecues.

Coconut Lemonade

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Take lemonade to the tropics with a touch of coconut syrup and fresh berries. It's a refreshing summer drink for outdoor parties.


Family Circle

There is nothing like a pitcher of refreshing lemonade on a hot summer day. Garnish this kid-favorite recipe with lemon slices.

Fizzy Kiwi Lemonade

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This drink is loaded with fresh fruit, much more nutritious than soda or bottled fruit drinks. Each serving meets the daily recommendation for vitamin C.

Slime Punch


Make this frothy green drink recipe for a Halloween party.

Fresh-Squeezed Lemonade

Midwest Living

Enjoy this chilled lemon, orange, and lime drink with or without alcohol.

Madeline's Lemonade

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Fresh berries and limes make this summer drink extra special.

Hawaiian Lemonade

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Serve this island-inspired adults-only alcohol-spiked blend of lemonade, apricot nectar, pineapple juice, and ginger ale at a summer cookout. For an nonalcohol version of the drink recipe, leave out the vodka.

Tangy Citrus Lemonade

Midwest Living

We used both lemons and limes to make this chilled berry-spiked drink.

Lemon-Orange Shakeups

Midwest Living

This orange-accented lemonade drink is just what you need to quench a warm-weather thirst.

Total: 5 mins

Spiked Pomegranate Lemonade


Vodka added to this fruity drink turns it into a fun cocktail.

Spiced Citrus Cocktail

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Cranberry syrup adds a pop of color and flavor to this layered citrus cocktail.

Total: 10 mins
Lemonade  Recipes: Take your pick!
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