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Spiked Lemonade Recipe

Spiked Lemonade Recipe

Rum gives a tropical addition to this fabulous homemade lemonade. For a variation, substitute vodka for the rum.—Taste of Home Test Kitchen
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + chilling YIELD:8 servings

Ingredients

  • 2-1/4 cups sugar
  • 5 cups water, divided
  • 1 tablespoon grated lemon peel
  • 1-3/4 cups lemon juice
  • 1 cup light rum or vodka
  • 6 to 8 cups ice cubes
  • GARNISH:
  • Lemon slices

Directions

  • 1. In a large saucepan, combine the sugar, 1 cup water and lemon peel. Cook and stir over medium heat until sugar is dissolved, about 4 minutes. Remove from the heat. Stir in lemon juice and remaining water. Pour into a 2-qt. pitcher; refrigerate until chilled.
  • 2. Stir in rum. For each serving, place 3/4 to 1 cup ice in a Collins or highball glass. Pour lemonade mixture into glass. Garnish with lemon slices as desired. Yield: 8 servings (about 2 quarts).

Nutritional Facts

1 cup: 296 calories, trace fat (0g saturated fat), 0mg cholesterol, 1mg sodium, 61g carbohydrate (56g sugars, trace fiber), trace protein

Reviews for Spiked Lemonade

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MY REVIEW
Reviewed Jul. 19, 2011

"Add Dragon Berry Strawberry Rum and Some fresh Basil. It is sooooo good. best drink ever."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed May. 23, 2011

"OMG! This was awesome on a hot, humid day! Very easy to make...you may want to use a little less sugar, as this is really sweet, but REALLY good, too!"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed May. 23, 2011

"OMG! This was awesome on a hot, humid day! Very easy to make...you may want to use a little less sugar, as this is really sweet, but REALLY good, too!"

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