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sparkling water, homemade fresh lemons, a slice of lemon, mint a jug of lemonade syrup

Homemade Sparkling Lemonade Recipe

A refreshing glass of fresh lemon juice with sparkling water and a bit of mint for a light twist in taste.
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Course Drinks
Cuisine American, Mediterranean
Servings 6 people


  • 5 lemons sliced and squeezed
  • ¾ cups fine sugar
  • 4 lemon slices
  • mint optional
  • sparkling water (aka soda water)


  • Use a citrus juicer or hand squeeze lemons.
    one cup fresh lemon juice
  • Add sugar to the lemon juice and stir.
    measurement cup with fine sugar
  • Add both ingredients to the pot and bring to a boil on high heat. Boil until it turns into a simple syrup.
  • Set aside Lemon Syrup to chill before serving. Add syrup into a pitcher.
    lemon syrup
  • In a medium-size glass add half sparkling water and lemon syrup. Add a slice of lemon and mint a few ice cubes and serve.
    fresh lemon syrup in a bottle and sparkling lemonade in a glass with a slice of lemon and mint
Keyword Drinks, Easy recipe, Quick recipe, summer