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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. 🙂 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
Enjoy this homemade pink lemonade recipe on a lazy Sunday afternoon for a special treat!
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
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 the pink lemonade juice.
Fill four glasses with ice, and distribute the lemonade among the ice-filled glasses. Stir and serve.
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?