Friday, July 1, 2011

Land of the Free Lemonade

I just had to share this little recipe with's called

"Land of the Free Lemonade"

What a wonderful name right?

We made this last night and WOW...what flavors!!!

This is a delicious drink for all your summer parties and especially for your July 4th celebrations....and it tastes great too!

Beautiful pink color, fruity, tart flavor....delishhhh!


Land of the Free Lemonade


3 1/2 cups water, divided

3/4 cups sugar or splenda

1 cup fresh lemon juice (about 4 large lemons)

2 cups chopped watermelon

Bring 3 cups water, sugar to a boil in a medium saucepan over high heat, stirring occasionally. Remove saucepan from heat, allowing to cool.
Meanwhile, puree chopped watermelon in a blender or food processor with 1/2 cup water.
Pour syrup and watermelon puree through a strainer into a pitcher. Stir in lemon juice. Serve over ice.

source:  adapted from BHG's Land of the Free Lemonade


  1. Looks very refreshing! Have a wonderful 4th!

  2. Wow this looks great, thanks for sharing!

  3. Oh - I like that you added watermelon to the lemonade. What a fun addition!