coffee lemonade recipe

A Homemade Coffee Lemonade Recipe – 7 Steps in 10 Minutes

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Coffee lemonade is a bright, refreshing twist on classic lemonade by incorporating a splash of rich, full-bodied coffee. Blending cold brewed coffee with fresh lemon juice, sugar, and chilled water makes an easy iced coffee drink perfect for hot summer days.

Equipment You’ll Need

  • Coffee maker
  • Fine mesh strainer
  • Pitcher

Brew Strong Cold Brew Concentrate

  • Coarse grind coffee beans
  • Steep grounds in room temp water for 12-24 hours
  • Drain through strainer into concentrate

Make the Lemonade

  • Squeeze 1⁄4 cup fresh lemon juice
  • Mix lemon juice with 2 tbsp sugar until dissolved
  • Stir in 1 cup cold brew concentrate

Assemble and Enjoy

  • Fill glasses with ice
  • Pour in coffee lemonade
  • Garnish glasses with lemon slices
  • Enjoy this bright, satisfying coffee drink!

A Homemade Coffee Lemonade Recipe – 7 Steps in 10 Minutes



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A Homemade Coffee Lemonade Recipe =)


  • 1 cup strong brewed coffee

  • 1/4 cup freshly squeezed lemon juice

  • 2 tablespoons sugar

  • Ice cubes and lemon slices for garnish


  • Brew a cup of coffee using your preferred brewing method.

  • Allow the coffee to cool to room temperature.

  • Stir the cooled coffee, freshly squeezed lemon juice, and sugar until the sugar is dissolved.

  • Taste the combination and add more sugar if desired.

  • Pour the coffee lemonade over a glass full of ice cubes.

  • Stir the coffee lemonade before drinking to mix the flavors well.

  • Garnish the glass with a slice of lemon.

  • Enjoy your refreshing coffee lemonade!

How to Make a Coffee Lemonade?

Notes for You:

  • Feel free to adjust the quantities of coffee, lemon juice, and sugar according to your taste preferences.
  • Additional ingredients like mint leaves or a splash of sparkling water can add freshness to your drink.

Fun Flavor Ideas

Give your coffee lemonade a splash of gin or vodka for a fun twist. Mix in other citrus juices like orange or grapefruit. Sweeten with honey or agave nectar instead of plain sugar. Infuse the cold brew with vanilla beans, cinnamon sticks or ginger root for extra dimension.

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