Now that spring is in full swing where we live, we’re finding ourselves craving all kinds of fresh seasonal flavours and cool beverages! That’s probably why we’ve been thinking about lemonade so much lately. Of course, being the crafty people we are, we’re always on the lookout for new recipes that we’ve never tried before instead of just settling for the regular kind only or sticking to what we can find in stores. There are just so many fantastic kinds of spring inspired lemonade out there, and they’re so simple to make!
Just in case you love the idea of making yourself different kinds of fantastic spring lemonade just as much as we do, if not more, here are 15 of the very best flavour ideas that we’ve come across so far in our search for seasonal inspiration.
1. Spring wildflower lemonade
Like us, have you been absolutely obsessed with the trend of making delicious things from edible flowers lately? We just can’t get enough of the taste, fragrance, and look of the unique recipes that are based on these delicious little blossoms! That’s probably why we loved this tutorial from Frog Mom that teaches you how to make a spring wildflower lemonade so much.
2. Sparkling rose lemonade
Have you always been the kind of person who prefers carbonated and sparkling drinks whenever possible? Well, if you’re also the kind of person who is always open to putting a creative, yummy new twist on your classic favourites, then we’d definitely suggest taking a look at how Tastemade whipped up this sparkling rose lemonade that gives you another delicious floral option for spring!
3. Spring thyme lemonade
Perhaps we’ve really caught your attention with the concept of making delicious springtime lemonade using plant based flavours but you’re really looking for something a little less sweet and flowery because you’ve always been more of a savoury and spice fan? Well, this particular recipe is still sweet, but making it with thyme rather than flowers grounds it a little! Get the full details for making spring thyme lemonade on The Little Epicurean.
4. Ginger lemonade
No matter the season or what we’re making, we’ve always found that lemon and ginger flavours go very well together indeed. Besides having a number of health benefits in combination with each other, they’re just full of great taste! That’s why we simply couldn’t resist including this recipe from The Buddhist Chef that shows you how to put them together in a scrumptious lemonade.
5. Classic homemade lemonade
Have you actually been scrolling through our list and appreciating all of the different new and unique lemonade flavours that we’ve shown you so far but you can’t help thinking that you could also use a good recipe and tutorial for making the perfect classic lemonade, at least to start? Then we think you simply must take a look at this outline from Walls and Floors!
6. Sparkling lavender lemonade
Just in case you’re still feeling enamoured with the idea of making floral based spring lemonades but you’re also looking for something that’s got some kind of lovely novelty to it in order to impress guests, here’s a mouthwatering lavender lemonade recipe from Oh So Delicioso that turns the prettiest shade of purple we’ve ever seen!
7. Sparkling blackberry lemonade
Are you absolutely intent on making some kind of fresh tasting spring lemonade but you’re also not so sure that the floral idea is the one for you? Then maybe you’d prefer to get into the newly ripened spring berries instead! Blackberries have always been some of our favourites, especially around this time of year, so it makes total sense that we’re basically in love with this delicious blackberry lemonade recipe from Mainly Homemade.
8. Strawberry basil lemonade
Are you a huge fan of sweet fruit lemonades but you’re also feeling a little bit intrigued by the concept we talked about earlier that involves adding a bit of contrast using herbs? Then we think you just might be the perfect person to give this strawberry basil lemonade recipe from Lux Eco Living a try! Their recipe is incredibly easy to follow.
9. Carrot lemonade
Of course, when you think of lemonade, you probably automatically start thinking of fruits, flowers, and other typically sweet flavours. Less sweet things like vegetables don’t necessarily come to mind when you decide to make a classically sweet drink. Imagine how intrigued we were, then, when we came across this recipe from Kitchenaid that shows you how to make a surprisingly sweet and pleasant tasting lemonade that’s made with carrots!
10. Fresh cucumber lemonade
If you’re going to make yourself a cool spring beverage, would you rather make sure it’s as refreshing as possible rather than concentrating on how sweet it is? In that case, we think you’ll get a real kick out of the way Give Recipe made this ultra cool and pleasantly mild fresh cucumber recipe in just a few simple steps!
11. Pear lemonade
If you’re going to make yourself a fruity new kind of lemonade from scratch, would you rather make it something that you probably won’t find on the average menu or in stores? Well, that is part of the beauty of making things yourself, after all! We’re currently obsessed with the way Sippity Sup made this zesty pear lemonade from start to finish.
12. Fresh peach lemonade
Continuing that fresh fruit trend, here’s a flavour that you probably will find elsewhere but that tastes so darn good that we feel like we just can’t get enough of it! Learn how to make a peach lemonade that tastes a little more natural and less artificially sweet than the kinds you’ve had before from stores thanks to Gather for Bread.
13. Strawberry prosecco lemonade
If you’re going to unwind in the sun on your patio after a long day at work, would you rather enjoy a fresh tasting lemonade with a little extra twist to it? Then perhaps you’d like to turn your lemonade into a cocktail, just like A Calculated Wink did here! We’re happy to report that their recipe for making this strawberry prosecco lemonade is absolutely delicious.
14. Spring gin lemonade
What if you absolutely are interested in making yourself a lemonade cocktail but prosecco just doesn’t appeal to you, or you’d much prefer to make something that blends better with classic lemonade that actually tastes like lemons? In that case, we have a feeling you’ll get along a little better with something like this spring gin lemonade recipe from Sew White!
15. Raspberry lemonade
Of course, if we’re going to make a list that has absolutely anything to do with recipes based on berries, we can’t close it off without including an option that’s flavoured with raspberries! They’re our absolute favourite. That’s why we keep this lovely tasting raspberry lemonade recipe from Like Mother, Like Daughter on hand at all times.