Spiked lemonade

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8 min


8 Servings

Spiked lemonade


One of the simple pleasures of summer is sipping a chilled glass of fresh lemonade, so to add a little extra sparkle, we've turning it into refreshing backyard cocktail!


  • 1 1/2 cups granulated sugar
  • 2 cups fresh lemon juice , about 9 lemons
  • 2 cups vodka


  • COMBINE sugar with 1 cup water in a small pot over medium-high. Heat, stirring occasionally, just until sugar dissolves, about 3 min. Cool to room temperature.
  • POUR sugar mixture, lemon juice and vodka into a large pitcher. Stir in 6 cups cold water. Serve over ice.

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Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
  • 289,
  • Carbohydrates
  • 43 g,
  • Sodium
  • 5 mg.

Tip: For a kid-friendly variation, replace vodka with sparkling water.