4 Refreshing Lemonade Recipes to Try

During the summer, there are a lot of hot days when we need a refreshing drink. Lemonade is a good drink to cool down. There are multiple flavors that you can choose from. Check out these four refreshing and delicious lemonade recipes you should try.

Strawberry Watermelon Lemonade

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Looking for a sweet and tangy lemonade to drink? The strawberry watermelon lemonade is a drink that will help you maintain cool during the heated days of the summer. This drink will also help you get a delicious, sweet, and tangy taste in your mouth. The strawberry watermelon lemonade is easy to make and can take a total of 20 minutes to prepare. With the recipe below, you can make 12 servings.Ingredients

  • ¼ cup sugar

  • 2 cups boiling water

  • ½ pound fresh strawberries, hulled and quartered (about 2 cups)

  • 12 cups cubed watermelon (about 1 medium)

  • 1 can (12 ounces) frozen lemonade concentrate, thawed

  • 3 tablespoons lemon juice

  • Ice cubes

Directions

  1. Dissolve sugar in boiling water. Place strawberries and watermelon in batches in a blender; cover and process until blended. Pour blended fruit through a fine mesh strainer; transfer to a large pitcher. Stir in lemonade concentrate, lemon juice, and sugar water. Serve over ice.

Cucumber Lemonade

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Have you ever tried cucumber lemonade? If not, check out this recipe. This cucumber lemonade recipe will definitely keep you refreshed during summer. It is fairly easy to make and can be made in 20 minutes. This recipe can generate 8 servings.Ingredients

  • 1 cucumber, thinly sliced

  • 1 (12 ounce) can frozen lemonade concentrate

  • 1 (2 liter) bottle lemon-lime flavored carbonated beverage

Directions

  1. Place the cucumber slices into a large pitcher. Pour the lemonade concentrate over the cucumber and let stand for 10 minutes. Pour in the lemon-lime soda and pour into glasses to serve.

Peach-Basil Lemonade Slush

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This peach-basil lemonade slush is both tangy and refreshing. It is a good choice if you want to have a tangy drink. This lemonade slush can take 15 minutes to prepare. The recipe can give you 12 servings.Ingredients

  • 2 cups sugar

  • 3 cups chopped peeled fresh peaches (about 3 medium) or 1 pound frozen unsweetened sliced peaches

  • 1 package (¾ ounce) fresh basil leaves or 20 large leaves

  • 4 cups water

  • 1-½ cups fresh lemon juice

  • 5 to 8 cups ice cubes

  • Peach slices and fresh basil leaves

Directions

  1. In a large saucepan, combine sugar, peaches, basil, and water; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer 5 minutes. Remove from heat; let stand 30 minutes. Discard basil; stir in lemon juice. Refrigerate until cooled completely.

  2. Process half of peach mixture and 2-½ cups ice in a blender until blended, adding more ice if desired. Repeat with remaining peach mixture and ice. Pour into chilled glasses; serve with peach slices and basil.

Blackberry Lemonade

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Blackberry lemonade is a drink with a great, tangy, and refreshing taste. It takes 20 minutes to prepare overall and can be made easily. The taste of the blackberry and the lemon juice is one that will keep you cool and happy.Ingredients

  • 4 cups water, divided

  • 1 cup sugar

  • 1 cup lemon juice

  • 1 tablespoon grated lemon zest

  • 1 cup blackberries

  • 1 to 2 drops blue food coloring, optional

Directions

  1. In a large saucepan, bring 2 cups water and sugar to a boil. Boil for 2 minutes, stirring occasionally. Remove from the heat. Stir in the lemon juice, zest, and remaining water; cool slightly.

  2. In a blender, combine 1 cup of lemon mixture and the blackberries; cover and process until blended. Strain and discard seeds. Pour blackberry mixture and remaining lemon mixture into a pitcher; stir well. Add food coloring if desired. Refrigerate until chilled. Serve in chilled glasses over ice.

Which lemonade are you going to try? Let us know in the comments below.