Best Homemade Lemonade Recipe

You won’t believe how easy it is to make your own fresh and delicious Homemade Lemonade. We have a video tutorial to show you how. Check it out now.

As they say, when life gives you lemons, make Lemonade! With all the hidden sugars and nasty toxins that hang out in store bought versions, the trend is on for homemade versions.

Today we are sharing how to make Homemade Lemonade Recipe and we promise you will love it.

Before we get into the recipe details, we thought you might like to see the number of different ways that you can make lemonade. This infographic from The Stylehouse has some terrific flavor suggestions including watermelon, mint, honey, pink lemonade, pomegranate to name but a few.

These combinations will make 10-12 cups and you start each recipe with 1.5 cups of lemon juice, 1/4 cup sugar, 5 cups of water and then add the ingredients mentioned above.

Homemade Lemonade Recipe Video Tutorial

Today The Domestic Geek shows us how she makes her easy and very delicious Homemade Lemonade Recipe in 3 different flavors.

You will love how refreshing it is and it truly is an old fashioned favorite that is made with real lemons. Click Play above ^

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Homemade Lemonade Recipe

  • 1 cup lemon juice, freshly-squeezed
  • ¾ cup white sugar
  • ¾ cup water
  • 3 cups water

Begin by juicing the lemons.  6 lemons yields about 1 cup of juice. Roll the lemons to make them easier to juice. Use a fork to capture as much juice as possible.

Strain to remove pulp and seeds

In a small saucepan, heat water and sugar until sugar has dissolved completely.  Allow mixture to cool.

Mix lemon juice, simple syrup (sugar mixture) and water in a pitcher.

Garnish with lemon slices and mint.


Strawberry Rosemary Lemonade

  • 1 cup lemon juice, freshly-squeezed
  • ¾ cup sugar
  • ¾ cup water
  • 2 sprigs of fresh rosemary
  • 1 cup strawberries, hulled and sliced
  • 3 cups water

Sparkling Basil Blueberry Lemonade

  • 1 cup lemon juice, freshly-squeezed
  • ¾ cup sugar
  • ¾ cup water
  • 1 cup blueberries (save a handful for garnish)
  • 1 bunch of basil
  • 3 cups sparkling water

Cucumber Mint Lemonade

  • 1 cup lemon juice, freshly-squeezed
  • ¾ cup sugar
  • ¾ cup water
  • 1 cucumber, peeled and sliced
  • 1 handful fresh mint, torn
  • 3 cups water

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