16 incredibly refreshing ways to enjoy National Lemonade Day

The Perfect Lemonade Recipe

Happy National Lemonade Day folks! Yes, the quintessential drink of the season has its very own day, like it very well deserves. Lemonade is probably has the most basic ingredients known to man. Lemon juice, water, and sugar make up this refreshingly classic summer sip.

Many lemonade-based concoctions are created on a daily basis. Yes, the classic recipe has many variations and spinoffs. We've round up the absolute best recipes to help you celebrate this thirst-quenching holiday the right way.

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16 incredibly refreshing ways to enjoy National Lemonade Day
Lemonade Moonshine Popsicles

We're going to keep this short and sweet. It’s hot. You need lemonade. It’s a holiday weekend. You need moonshine. You with us?

Photo Credit: Dessert for Two 

Watermelon Ice Lemonade

When life hands you 105 degree weather, even the lemons are sweaty & cranky. But you can still make Lemonade..yes you can...You just have to get creative with watermelon ice.

Photo Credit: Oh Bite It!

Vanilla-Rosemary Lemonade

Lemonade already conjures images in my mind of lazy afternoons, porch swings, and beautiful plantation homes, so the addition of rosemary and vanilla just made sense.

Photo Credit: The Kitchen Prep Blog 

Blackberry-Sage Lemonade

Tell us you don't want to sip on this on a sunny day. Blend this up in a wink and enjoy a cool glass.

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Lavender Lemonade Popsicles 

If you want to talk about refreshing, look no further. These Lavender Lemonade Popsicles will do just that with every bite.

Photo Credit: Healing & Eating

Strawberry Lemonade Scones

Full of bright fruit and citrus flavors, these Strawberry Lemonade Scones are the perfect addition to any Summer breakfast or brunch.  

Photo Credit: Melanie Makes

Strawberry Lemonade Cupcakes

Think about what you taste when you have a strawberry lemonade – it’s the lemonade first with bits of strawberry after. Here you get that tart lemony buttercream frosting and then can bite into a strawberry flavored cake.

Photo Credit: Girl in the Little Red Kitchen 

Strawberry Lemonade Bars

A standard in almost every kitchen is lemon! Throw in a little bit of strawberry you get the perfect balance of sweet and tart.

Photo Credit: Made to be a Momma

Strawberry Lemonade Popsicles

What’s more perfect than a popsicle to help cool you down. They are such a fun and an easy treat for toddlers as well!

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Watermelon Lemonade Sorbet

This literally tastes like watermelon flavored lemonade- the perfect thing to cool off with!

Photo Credit: Clara Persis 

Sparkling Raspberry Lemonade

This recipe is super simple, and you can swap out the lemon juice with lime, grapefruit, or orange and whip up all kinds of at home spritzers. And then you should probably add some gin or vodka. Do you see where we're going with this?

Photo Credit: Clara Persis 

Watermelon & Lime Vodka Cocktail 

Pureed watermelon, good vodka, ice, lime, and simple syrup is all you need to make this pretty, fun, and refreshing watermelon & lime vodka cocktail!

Photo Credit: Souffle Bombay

Pumpkin Lemonade

This unexpected rust-colored Pumpkin Lemonade is an unusual way to use up those few extra tablespoons of canned pumpkin puree leftover from your fall weekend baking projects.

Photo Credit: The Chef's Wife 

Rosé Lemonade

Crisp refreshing lemonade with a splash rosé. If the two most refreshing things about summertime got together in a glass, it would be this rosé lemonade.

Photo Credit: Dessert for Two 

Berry Jam Lemonade Freeze

Berry Jam Lemonade Freeze, made as a cocktail or mocktail, is the perfect refreshing drink for any Summertime celebration.

Photo Credit: The Cookie Rookie 

Easy Peach Lemonade

Easy Peach Lemonade made with only 2 ingredients! Easily made into a refreshing cocktail or perfect without the alcohol.

Photo Credit: The Cookie Rookie 

Do you have any to-die-for lemonade recipes? Share them in the comments below!

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