5 from 1 vote
Burnt Lemonade
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
20 mins
Total Time
30 mins

When life gives you lemons- burn 'em!

Course: beverage
Cuisine: American
Keyword: burnt lemonade
Calories: 831 kcal
Author: Desarae
  • 8-10 fresh lemons enough to equal 1 cup squeezed
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • cold water
  1. Turn on broiler and move shelf up to the highest spot in oven.
  2. Cut both ends off (this will allow lemons to lay flat) lemons and cut lemons in half.
  3. Put lemons bigger side up on a clean foil-lined sheet cake pan.
  4. Broil for 15-20 mins or until the tops are blackened (this may take less time depending on your oven)
  5. In a 2 L pitcher add 1 cup squeezed burnt lemon juice, 3/4 cup sugar and fill with water.
  6. Stir for about 2 minutes until sugar is dissolved.
  7. Place in fridge to chill. Serve when cold.
  8. *depending on the freshness and potency of your lemons you will want to taste test your beverage. You may like yours more lemony and tart or more sweet. Feel free to play with the recipe!
Nutrition Facts
Burnt Lemonade
Amount Per Serving (1 cup)
Calories 831 Calories from Fat 18
% Daily Value*
Fat 2g3%
Sodium 18mg1%
Potassium 1192mg34%
Carbohydrates 230g77%
Fiber 24g100%
Sugar 171g190%
Protein 9g18%
Vitamin A 190IU4%
Vitamin C 457.9mg555%
Calcium 225mg23%
Iron 5.2mg29%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.