Red White and Blue Lemonade Recipe

Red White and Blue Lemonade Recipe

Only two weeks left to go before the fourth of July.  The summer is flying by.  After making homemade ice cream earlier this summer, I really wanted to find more recipes that the boys could help me with!  It had to be something easy and fast.  Finally I decided on a red white and blue lemonade recipe.

Why red white and blue?  Because fourth of July is coming up and if it turned out good I will be taking this to the many gatherings that we have.

This recipe actually has two versions, okay three.  Sometimes I just can’t make up my mind.  After playing around

with all of the versions I couldn’t decide on which to share.  So I am sharing all of them!

red white and blue lemonade recipe

Start with fourteen lemons.  And a couple more for garnish.

red white and blue lemonade recipe

This was the fun part 🙂  Cut them in half and squeeze.  My two older boys took turns squeezing the juice out of the lemons.

Once you have that complete add two cups of sugar and 12 cups of water.

Stir and done!

Yes it really is that simple.

red white and blue lemonade recipe

To add the red and blue stir in blueberries and cut up strawberries.

red white and blue lemonade recipe

Earlier I said I had different versions 🙂

Let’s start with the grown-up one.  Add one shot of vodka to 8 oz of lemonade.  Sorry no picture of that.  My kids were helping.

red white and blue lemonade

The third version?  Add a little bit of 7-up for fizz and a bomb pop.  This gives you the red white and blue for the fourth of July.

red white and blue lemonade recipe
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Red White and Blue Lemonade Recipe
Prep Time
10 mins
 

A festive lemonade drink for the fourth of July.

Course: Drinks
Servings: 20
Calories: 120 kcal
Ingredients
  • 14 lemons
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 12 cups water
Instructions
  1. Cut the lemons in half and squeeze out of the juice.  You may have to strain the juice to get any seeds out.

  2. Add 2 cups of sugar

  3. Add 12 cups of water

  4. Mix completely.  

  5. Serve with blueberries and cut up strawberries

Whichever way you decide to make this.  It is delicious.  So much better than the store bought or frozen version.  Plus any time you can get your kids in the kitchen to help is an added win for me.

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