Homemade Pink Lemonade

by Merissa on May 27, 2014

in Recipes

Homemade Pink Lemonade Recipe - Little House Living

Homemade Pink Lemonade

Looking for a simple spring and summer drink to enjoy?

I love having a delicious glass of Homemade Lemonade once in a while, especially on a hot day. It's simple to make and fun to enjoy on a lazy Sunday afternoon.

Homemade Pink Lemonade is a special treat...did you know that there is actually Pink Lemons? Maybe you did...being in a northern state I tend to be fascinated by all things citrus. šŸ™‚ Pink Lemons are in season in late winter through early summer. They may not be available at all grocery stores but if you are looking for a fun and special treat they are worth watching out for.

Now before you panic...yes I realize this recipe has quite a bit of sugar. I don't really enjoy drinking straight lemon juice, do you? If you want to replace some (or perhaps even all) of the sugar, Stevia would be a good substitute in this recipe. Otherwise, enjoy as a special treat.

Homemade Pink Lemonade Recipe

By Merissa
Ā  Ā  Ā  Enjoy this homemade pink lemonade recipe on a lazy Sunday afternoon for a special treat!

Serves: 4

Preparation Time - 10 minutes

What You Need:

  • 3 cups Water
  • 3 cups Sugar (can sub stevia instead for less sugar)
  • 2 cups Pink Lemon Juice
  • Ice


  • Heat the water and sugar over low heat, stirring occasionally until the sugar has fully dissolved.
  • Remove from the heat to cool.
  • After the sugar and water mixture has cooled completely, stir in theĀ pinkĀ lemonadeĀ juice.
  • Fill four glasses with ice, and distribute theĀ lemonadeĀ among the ice-filled glasses. Stir and serve.

Pink Lemons

If you want to do something special with this recipe you could even use it in this Lemonade Cake Recipe that we've posted previously to make a pretty Pink Lemonade Cake!

Another fun lemonade recipe to make for spring and summer is this Frozen Lemonade Recipe. Yummy!

Have you ever tried to make Homemade Pink Lemonade? What is your favorite springtime beverage?


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{ 12 comments… read them below or add one }

1 Leah May 27, 2014 at 6:32 am

I had no idea that there are pink lemons – what a fun idea for summer! šŸ™‚


2 Roxanne May 27, 2014 at 9:14 am

I never knew there were actually pink lemons. I usually make pink lemonade out of a frozen can. I will be trying your recipe this summer poolside! Thanks


3 Lori Hart May 27, 2014 at 11:00 am

This looks perfect for sipping by the pool!! Found your recipe at Back to the Basics. I am one of the hostesses of Tickle My Tastebuds and would love you to stop by and link up this recipe if you have not yet already.


4 heather May 27, 2014 at 11:08 am

I had NO idea that pink lemons were real! That’s totally neat! I can’t wait to try this recipe this summer!


5 Tshanina | Thrifty T's Treasures May 28, 2014 at 4:18 pm

Well, I definitely learned something new today! I had no idea that there are pink lemons!

Thanks for sharing at Wow Me Wednesday!


6 Julie May 29, 2014 at 7:48 am

I actually had no clue that there were pink lemons….I thought that was just the name of the drink. LOL! oops! Definitely going to make this! Love lemonade on hot summer days!


7 Eliza May 30, 2014 at 2:36 pm

Do you think you could use grapefruit?…accidentally bought a bag of grapefruit šŸ™‚


8 Merissa May 30, 2014 at 2:45 pm

It wouldn’t be lemonade but I bet it would still taste good!


9 Lisa June 2, 2014 at 2:07 pm

This is awesome! My daughter can’t wait to try it. I never knew there were pink lemons, either. šŸ™‚ Thanks for linking up with Try a New Recipe Tuesday. I hope you can join us again this week.


10 Daniela @ Put A Bird On It June 4, 2014 at 11:06 pm

You’ve been featured at Link’n Blogs. Congrats! Stop by to see your feature and link up more fab projects.

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11 Carolyn June 7, 2014 at 11:55 am

Hi Merissa,

Your lemonade looks delicious! Thanks for the recipe.
There is nothing like a hot summer day with a cool
glass of lemonade. I like pink best too!

Bear Hugs,


12 Joybee June 29, 2014 at 6:20 pm

Thanks for sharing with Great Idea Thursdays. I’m featuring this in a Great Ideas Roundup.


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