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Easy Frozen Lemonade

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What is better on a hot summer day than a nice cold glass of Lemonade?  A Frozen Lemonade Slushie, of course!  This is a really easy recipe to get an awesome glass of frozen lemonade slush!




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Step 1: Supplies

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If you want to make this uber easy, just buy lemonade or lemonade mix and then you just need ice cube trays and a blender.

Also, I just want to say, I particularly like this method for making frozen lemonade because you are not diluting it.  It is just delicious lemonade with more delicious lemonade!

Ingredients:
  • Lemons or lemon juice (I ended up juicing 8 lemons to make 1 cup of lemon juice)
  • Water (you'll need some for the simple syrup, if you make that, and for the lemonade)
  • Sugar or simple syrup
Tools: This recipe makes about 3 - 4 servings based on how much you want.
Rider Girl1 month ago
Tastes delicious
pie201020113 months ago
Your pitcher isn't ugly I have the same one till it "mysteriously" got lost ;)
Chikpea4 months ago
One word - YUM.
kavya1236 months ago
best lamonade ever.
eilu7 months ago
Tried it with OJ. Perfect cooler!
Penolopy Bulnick (author)  eilu7 months ago
Morning Slushie!
ptskt8 months ago
nice , in lebanon we put Blossom water (1tbs ) try it
Penolopy Bulnick (author)  ptskt7 months ago
Ooooh, that sounds good!
Lexi_128 months ago
Like it
Penolopy Bulnick (author)  Lexi_127 months ago
Thank you :)
I just tried it and it was AMAZING
Penolopy Bulnick (author)  neonpenguins178 months ago
I'm glad you liked it!
So refreshing! Thx for sharing :)
Thanks for looking :)
vincedavis9 months ago
Dude awesome
Penolopy Bulnick (author)  vincedavis9 months ago
yep
Girlie9 months ago
I don't know what they're called in English but adding dried sour plums (asam boi) would go great with this cooling treat! Works with lime, apple and ambra juice as well!
Penolopy Bulnick (author)  Girlie9 months ago
All of that sounds like it would be great! I particularly love lime!
padawanhilary9 months ago
Nice! I have an abundance of mint that would be great with this.
Penolopy Bulnick (author)  padawanhilary9 months ago
Oh yeah! There are so many things you can add to make this more amazing!
vishalapr9 months ago
Just made some! It was deeelicious! Making more right now :D, thanks for sharing
Penolopy Bulnick (author)  vishalapr9 months ago
Yay! I'm glad you enjoyed it :)
kittyrocks6019 months ago
Could you make a strawberry frozen lemonade?
Someone up thread mentioned freezing the strawberries and using them instead of the ice cubes, which is pretty brilliant.
Penolopy Bulnick (author)  kittyrocks6019 months ago
I would say definitely! I was tempted to try actually since I just got new strawberries, but I need some lemons! I plan on posting some pictures and explaining my own method if I get it made up!
Yummm. Now I want one :O
Penolopy Bulnick (author)  emilyvanleemput9 months ago
EAT ONE NOW!
I don't have lemons :(
go buy some now!.....iam lucky in Greece (where i live) we have lemon trees almost everywhere. Lemons, lemons, lemons.......wow
Penolopy Bulnick (author)  emilyvanleemput9 months ago
Can you get ahold of lemon juice? It is the way to go, but I think store-bought lemonade can work well too :)
Let's search the stores for lemons!!!!
valkgurl9 months ago
You can just freeze your strawberries and blend in--just wash and pat dry; take off the leafy part and freeze in a single layer on a cookie sheet or shallow pan. Bag 'em in a ziploc with as much air squeezed out as possible. Don't need to thaw.

If you add the juice of one lemon or lime to a container of store bought or frozen orange juice it will taste much more like "fresh squeezed" than anything you can get from a carton or bottle!

You can also make ice-tea cubes this way and make frozen slushy tea or tea-lemonade.

And I would bet that mixing in a shot or two of some clear adult beverage might not go amiss on a hot day either!
kai.h9 months ago
OK, that looks nice, but if you want to take it to the next level, when you're making the simple syrup, peel the lemon zest (with a vegetable peeler, or grate it with a fine grater) and put it all in with the syrup. Cook this up for half an hour or more and the lemon essence will infuse into the sugar syrup.
If you then have left-over lemon syrup, mix it 50/50 with vodka and chill or freeze it for lemoncello.
Penolopy Bulnick (author)  kai.h9 months ago
Nice idea!
agis689 months ago
yummy!!
Penolopy Bulnick (author)  agis689 months ago
Very :)
gwengler9 months ago
Great recipe!

I think in step 4 you meant to say "simple syrup" instead of "simple sugar"?
Penolopy Bulnick (author)  gwengler9 months ago
Right you are! Thanks, it has been changed :)
Oh haha never mind again...lol and thnks!!!
Penolopy Bulnick (author)  neonpenguins179 months ago
No problem! It's really however much you want. I did make some normal sized ice cubes too and I'd guess about 8 should be enough.
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