Lemony Cooler Recipe
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Lemony Cooler Recipe

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Everyone thinks I've gone to a lot of trouble when making this refreshing summer drink, but it's so easy! I also like to make my own pretty ice cubes by adding 1/2 cup lemon juice and a mint sprig to 4 cups water.—Bonnie Hawkins, Elkhorn, Wisconsin
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + chilling
MAKES:8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + chilling
MAKES: 8 servings


  • 3 cups white grape juice
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup lemon juice
  • 1 bottle (1 liter) club soda, chilled
  • Ice cubes
  • Assorted fresh fruit, optional

Nutritional Facts

1 cup: 108 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 31mg sodium, 27g carbohydrate (25g sugars, 0 fiber), 0 protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch, 1 fruit.


  1. In a pitcher, combine the grape juice, sugar and lemon juice; stir until sugar is dissolved. Refrigerate until chilled.
  2. Just before serving, stir in club soda. Serve over ice. Garnish with fruit if desired. Yield: 8 servings (2 quarts).
Originally published as Lemony Cooler in Taste of Home June/July 2009, p19

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Cyndyth User ID: 2913361 158772
Reviewed Sep. 1, 2011

"My husband asks for this recipe often. It is easy and refreshing!"

chris and jenn User ID: 4471881 174514
Reviewed Sep. 4, 2010

"This was very lemony and I loved it. Great to sip outside in the summer. Thank You!"

bameiboo User ID: 2470958 174513
Reviewed Feb. 5, 2010

"While this was easy, it didn't have enough lemon flavor and was just a bit odd tasting. So I'd use this idea again but maybe pick a different juice."

stephanie.milner User ID: 4364260 100946
Reviewed Aug. 24, 2009

"Love this!! The lemon juice brightens up the grape juice, and the club soda cuts the sweetness making it sweet, tart and refreshing all at once."

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