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Limeade Recipe

This Limeade recipe is easy to make and super refreshing! Perfect balance of sweet and tangy for your next drink!
Course Drinks
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 13 cups
Calories 99 kcal
Author Lisa


  • 1 ½ cups sugar
  • 6-8 cups water divided
  • 2 cups lime juice *


  1. Combine 1 ½ cups water and sugar in a saucepan over medium heat. Stir until sugar is completely dissolved. (1 ½ cups sugar)
  2. Once dissolved refrigerate until cool. Then pour into a pitcher, stir in remaining water, and lime juice. (6-8 cups water, 10 juiced lemons or 2 cups lime juice)
  3. Enjoy!

Recipe Notes

Lisa’s Tips
*This recipe works with both fresh lime juice and bottled lime juice. If using fresh limes, you will need ~16 for 2 cups.
* You can also use club soda in lieu of some of the water for a sparkling/fizzy limeade!

Nutrition Facts
Limeade Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 99 Calories from Fat 9
% Daily Value*
Fat 1g2%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Sodium 6mg0%
Potassium 44mg1%
Carbohydrates 26g9%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 24g27%
Protein 1g2%
Vitamin A 19IU0%
Vitamin C 11mg13%
Calcium 8mg1%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.