Our lavender lemonade and limeade drinks are both so refreshing and perfect for any summer gathering! Both take less than 5 minutes to make and even the kids will love them. Plus, you can use them as a base to create a delicious mocktail!
I have to say thanks to DRY Sparkling for sponsoring this post. We love their drinks and use them often. We’ve featured them in lots of mocktails including our cucumber lime cocktail with watermelon ice and three Christmas mocktails.
Lavender Lemonade and Limeade
There is nothing more I love every summer than making fresh lemonade. The kids and I usually do a lemonade stand to raise money for the children hospital.
Adding lavender syrup and lavender DRY Sparkling to our homemade lemonade or limeade really makes it feel so fresh! I like having both the lemonade and limeade options to appease all taste buds. I am personally a limeade fan but my husband loves lemonade.
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Dry Soda always works as a fantastic base for any mocktails. It already has the bubbles and a great amount of sweetener. Plus, it also saves you a step in not having to make lavender simple syrup from scratch.
Can you add some other herbs to take the flavor up a notch?
You can definitely add other fresh herbs to add even more flavor. I like to muddle some fresh thyme in as well as use it for garnish.
How to make lavender lemonade or limeade
In a large pitcher, squeeze 6 fresh lemon or limes into juice
Add Monin lavender syrup
Place 1/2 C ice in a cup and garnish the glass with lemon peel and fresh thyme
In the pitcher, add lavender Dry Soda bottles
Mix everything in the pitcher well
Pour over cups with ice and garnish and enjoy!
What is the best lavender syrup to use?
I always use our homemade lavender simple syrup but Monin lavender syrup works great for store-bought. It is so flavorful and delicious plus, they use real cane sugar and natural ingredients which I love. Plus, they are always gluten-free and use non-GMO ingredients.
You can also add some non-alcoholic Prosecco for a more boozy lemonade flavor.
Can you use dried lavender buds instead?
You can certainly use dried lavender buds to make your own lavender simple syrup. It is much more time intensive but Sugar and Charm has great instructions for doing this in her lavender gin and tonic punch.
How do you store this lavender lemonade and limeade?
You can store this lavender lemonade and limeade in the refrigerator for 7-10 days. Although it is much more fresh the first few days.
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And if you can’t get enough lemonade, my friend Eden of Sugar and Charm has a delicious peach lemonade recipe that is sure to be a hit! Taken it one step cooler with this awesome homemade frozen lemonade. Or if lime is your thing, Amanda at Eat at Our Table has a frozen key lime pie recipe.
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Lavender Lemonade and Limeade
- 4 bottles Lavender Dry Soda
- 6 lemons or limes juiced
- 1/3 cup Monin lavender syrup
- 4 cups ice
- In a large pitcher, squeeze 6 fresh lemon or limes into juice
- Add Monin lavender syrup
- Place 1/2 C ice in a cup and garnish the glass with lemon peel and fresh thyme
- In the pitcher, add lavender Dry Soda bottles
- Mix everything in the pitcher well
- Pour over cups with ice and garnish and enjoy!
DRY is one of my favorite brands and anytime it goes on sale at CVS I am stocking up
Oh I love that! They really are the best!
Love the tip about the lavender soda and syrup! I always use dried lavender buds, so I appreciate the time-savings. Beautiful recipe!
Thanks so much Abbey, yes I am a busy mom so I always love time saving tips. 🙂