Drinks | July 12, 2021

Fresh Peach Lemonade Recipe

The tart lemons and the sweet peaches are a perfect combination for a refreshing summer treat!  And whipping this up is easier than you think! You’re going to want to make up a big pitcher of this and sit back in your lawn chair and enjoy the summer.

An overhead shot of peach lemonade. The glasses are rimmed with sugar and garnished with peach slices and mint.

What is Peach Lemonade?

Peach lemonade is a twist on traditional lemonade. Sugar, water, and lemon juice…but with the addition of peach puree for a fresh and summery flavor.

Two glasses of peach lemonade place next to each other. Each as a blue striped straw inserted.

What Do I Need To Make Peach Lemonade?

For this recipe you’ll need:

  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 1 1/2 cups water
  • 4 peaches, pitted and sliced
  • 2 cups fresh lemon juice
  • 6 cups water

Ingredients in a bowl for making Peach Lemonade

How Do I Make Fresh Peach Lemonade?

1. Start by making the peach puree.  Place your sliced and pitted peaches into a large skillet.

2. Add in sugar.

3. Pour in 1 1/2 cups water.

4. Bring to a boil and simmer for 5 minutes.

How to make peach puree

5. Once cooled, transfer peaches and liquid to a blender and blend until smooth.

6. Juice your lemons.

7. In a large pitcher add lemon juice.

8. Add in peach puree, and additional water.  Stir to combine.  Serve in glasses over ice.

How to make peach lemonade.

Fresh Peach Lemonade Q&A

How long does peach lemonade last?

This will keep in the fridge for 3-5 days.  Stir before serving.

What is it called lemonade and not lemon juice?

Lemonade originated in 1630 in Paris.  Lemonade is called “lemonade” and not “lemon juice” like “orange juice”; because it is a mixture of lemon juice, sugar and water, while orange juice is generally just the juice from an orange.

Is lemonade hydrating?

Sour drinks are linked to salivation which helps hydration. So yes, lemonade does help hydration.

A closeup of a glass of peach lemonade. The glass is garnished with mint and peach slices.

I Love Lemonade, do you have other recipes?

Lemonade is kind of a favorite around here!

Check out our:

An overhead shot of three glasses of peach lemonade placed in a row.

What Should I Serve Peach Lemonade With?

In my opinion an ice cold drink like this one goes with almost anything – but I highly recommend serving it with our Rainbow Quinoa Salad or our summer asparagus salad. Summer food is my favorite – what are some of your favorite things to eat in the summer?  Tell me in the comments below.

Two glasses of peach lemonade place next to each other. Each as a blue striped straw inserted.

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Two glasses of peach lemonade place next to each other. Each as a blue striped straw inserted.
Fresh Peach Lemonade
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
5 mins
Cooling time
15 mins
Total Time
30 mins
 

Nothing is more refreshing than a glass of lemonade. Add in some summer peaches and you have heaven in a glass with this peach lemonade recipe.

Course: Drinks
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Peach Drink, peach lemonade, peach lemonade recipe
Servings: 8 servings
Calories: 188 kcal
Author: Kadee
Ingredients
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 1 1/2 cups water
  • 4 peaches pitted and sliced
  • 2 cups fresh lemon juice
  • 6 cups water
Instructions
  1. Combine sugar, 1 1/2 cups water and peaches in a large skillet. Bring to a boil and simmer 5 minutes. Set aside to cook.
  2. Transfer peaches and liquid to a blender and purée.
  3. In a large pitcher(2 quarts) combine lemon juice, peach purée, and water. Stir to combine.

  4. Pour into glasses over ice.
Recipe Notes

Fresh Peach Lemonade Q&A

How long does peach lemonade last?

This will keep in the fridge for 3-5 days.  Stir before serving.

What is it called lemonade and not lemon juice?

Lemonade originated in 1630 in Paris.  Lemonade is called “lemonade” and not “lemon juice” like “orange juice”; because it is a mixture of lemon juice, sugar and water, while orange juice is generally just the juice from an orange.

Is lemonade hydrating?

Sour drinks are linked to salivation which helps hydration. So yes, lemonade does help hydration.

Nutrition Facts
Fresh Peach Lemonade
Amount Per Serving (8 oz)
Calories 188 Calories from Fat 9
% Daily Value*
Fat 1g2%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 1g
Sodium 12mg1%
Potassium 206mg6%
Carbohydrates 49g16%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 45g50%
Protein 1g2%
Vitamin A 248IU5%
Vitamin C 29mg35%
Calcium 15mg2%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

 

 

 

 

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