Nothing helps beat the summer heat better than a refreshingly cold glass of homemade lemonade.
If you're craving that perfect combo of sweet and tart, you don't need to look any further than this list of our 12 favorite lemonade recipes.
Whether you're looking for a simple, classic recipe for homemade lemonade or fruity favorites like mango lemonade, we've got it all — and then some! We're even sharing some alcoholic lemonade recipes for the adults.
No matter what kind of lemonade you need, we're making it easy peasy lemon squeezy (literally!) to mix up a pitcher or two of the crowd-pleasing drink.
A super quick and easy way to intensify the flavor of the ultimate summer drink.
GET THE RECIPE: Sunny Anderson's Grilled Lemonade
A simple homemade lemonade base is perfectly complemented by the addition of cucumber juice and mint leaves.
GET THE RECIPE: Andrew Zimmern's Cucumber-Mint Lemonade
Ayesha Curry freshens up the summertime staple with mango purée.
GET THE RECIPE: Ayesha Curry's Mango Lemonade
Shake up summer with these unique lemonade-and-lavender ice cubes.
A simple, ginger-infused sugar syrup puts an interesting twist on traditional homemade lemonade.
GET THE RECIPE: Ginger Lemonade
Maple syrup adds sweetness to a blend of fresh cucumber, lemon and mint topped with seltzer. (In other words, you'll be drinking this all summer long.)
GET THE RECIPE: Cucumber-Mint Sparkling Lemonade
ALCOHOLIC LEMONADE + LEMONADE COCKTAIL RECIPES
*Always drink responsibly.
This gin-based cocktail from Rach's hubby is topped with rosé Champagne.
GET THE RECIPE: John Cusimano's Texas 40 Cocktail
Lemonade is good. Rosé lemonade is better.
GET THE RECIPE: Rosé Lemonade
This combo of lemonade, ginger ale and bourbon packs a potent and refreshing punch.
GET THE RECIPE: Curtis Stone's Tipsy Palmer Cocktail
Move over, peanut butter — jelly's got a new and boozier BFF!
GET THE RECIPE: Sparkling Strawberry-Basil Vodka Lemonade
Grilled jalapeño is the secret behind this cocktail's smoky flavor.
GET THE RECIPE: Smoky Jalapeño Lemonade with Gin
This cocktail can be made and served in the same mason jar — just add a straw!
GET THE RECIPE: Spiked Raspberry Iced Tea Lemonade