Sparkling Lemonade with Vanilla

Sparkling Lemonade with Vanilla

Posted by Ana Franco on


  • 1 cup freshly squeezed lemon juice (about 4-6 lemons)
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar (adjust to taste)
  • 4 cups cold sparkling water
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Ice cubes
  • Lemon slices and fresh mint leaves for garnish (optional)


  1. Prepare the simple syrup:

    • In a small saucepan, combine the granulated sugar with 1 cup of water. Heat over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until the sugar is completely dissolved. Remove from heat and let it cool completely.
  2. Mix the lemonade base:

    • In a large pitcher, combine the freshly squeezed lemon juice, cooled simple syrup, and vanilla extract. Stir until well combined.
  3. Add sparkling water:

    • Just before serving, pour the cold sparkling water into the pitcher with the lemonade mixture. Stir gently to combine.
  4. Serve:

    • Fill glasses with ice cubes.
    • Pour the Sparkling Lemonade into the glasses, dividing it evenly among them.
    • Garnish each glass with a slice of lemon and a sprig of fresh mint, if desired.
  5. Enjoy:

    • Serve immediately and enjoy your refreshing Sparkling Lemonade with a hint of vanilla!

This Sparkling Lemonade with Vanilla is perfect for hot summer days, picnics, or any occasion where you want to cool down and enjoy a delicious and refreshing beverage with a subtle twist of vanilla flavor.

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