5 Twists On Classic Lemonade

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Nothing hits the spot during the summer quite like an ice cold, tall glass of lemonade.

My mouth is watering just thinking about it, so I decided to head on over to the internet to find a good lemonade recipe.

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Not only did I find one, I found the classic recipe and 5 new delicious ways that give lemonade a delicious twist.

Before you make lemonade with a twist, you’ll need to know how to make the classic.

Start with making a simple syrup with equal parts sugar and water as shown in the recipe below, then mix with water and lemon juice and you’re ready to go!

Now mix up the rest of the recipes’ ingredients and pour over ice!

Classic Lemonade

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  • 1 cup freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • ½ cup white sugar + ½ cup water for the simple syrup
  • 4 cups water

Hibiscus Lemonade

  • 1 cup freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • ½ cup white sugar + ½ cup water for the simple syrup
  • 4 cups brewed and chilled hibiscus tea

Orange and Thyme Lemonade

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  • 1 cup freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 1 cup freshly squeezed orange juice
  • 1 orange, sliced
  • ½ cup white sugar + ½ cup water for the simple syrup
  • 2-3 thyme sprigs
  • 3 cups water

Raspberry Lemonade

  • 1 cup freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 1 cup raspberries
  • ½ cup white sugar + ½ cup water for the simple syrup
  • 4 cups water

Peach Basil Lemonade

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  • 1 cup freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • ½ cup peach juice or nectar 2 peaches, sliced
  • 4-5 fresh basil leaves
  • ½ cup white sugar + ½ cup water for the simple syrup
  • 4 cups sparkling water

Honey Cayenne Lemonade

  • 1 cup freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • ½ cup honey + ½ cup water for the simple syrup
  • 4 cups water
  • cayenne pepper to taste

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Watch The Domestic Geek‘s video below for more on how these recipes are made, then give them a shot yourself. Enjoy!

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