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4 Ways to put a twist into your lemonade

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Delicious lemonade ideas

Why settle for plain lemon juice, sugar and water?

When life gives you lemons, don't settle for plain lemonade! Try these four simple variations of old-fashioned lemonade.

Lemonade spritzer

Add some bubbles and sparkle by using club soda instead of water in your traditional lemonade recipe.

Delicious lemonade ideas

Strawberry lemonade

Adding strawberry syrup to your lemonade is the perfect combination of sweet and tart flavors.

Delicious lemonade ideas

Yields 1 pitcher


  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 cup lemon juice
  • 2 cups strawberries (pureed)
  • 5 cups water


  1. In a saucepan over medium heat, bring pureed strawberries, water and sugar to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer for 10 minutes. Allow to cool.
  2. Pour strawberry syrup into a pitcher. Add remaining ingredients and stir well to combine.

Lemonade tea

Add an equal amount of your favorite tea to lemonade for a refreshing summertime sip.

Delicious lemonade ideas

Lemonade beer cocktail

Give your lemonade a creative "spike" by combining lemonade concentrate, vodka, lemon-flavored beer and club soda.

Delicious lemonade ideas

Yields 48 ounces


  • 1 (12 ounce) can lemonade concentrate, thawed
  • 1 (12 ounce) bottle lemon-flavored beer
  • 12 ounces club soda
  • 12 ounces vodka


  1. Gently stir all ingredients together in a large pitcher. Serve over ice.

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