Old-Fashioned Pink Lemonade Recipe - Allrecipes.com
Old-Fashioned Pink Lemonade Recipe
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Old-Fashioned Pink Lemonade

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"This is a wonderfully refreshing drink. Serve in pitchers garnished with mint leaves and orange or lemon slices."

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  • PREP

    10 mins

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  1. In large pitcher combine sugar, water, lemon juice and cranberry juice. Stir to dissolve sugar. Serve over ice.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Dec 07, 2003

This lemonade is more tart than sweet like pink lemonade usually is. I served this at a party and everyone loved it...even the kids that were there! My husband who doesn't like cranberry juice like it too!

Most Helpful Critical Review
Aug 07, 2006

i have to say that the sugar was just far to much, i only used 1 1/2 cups and it was still very sweet. the cranberry made it 'clacky' and covered any nice lemony flavour which may heve been there. I added just a small amout of rasberry juice (juste nought to make it pink) and my family and i loved it.


62 Ratings

Jul 24, 2005

I certainly hope bdh76 didn't put 9 cups of sugar in this!! That would definitely make it sweet- haha! I only put 1 1/2 as opposed to 2, everything else I followed exactly. This turned out to be more of a cranberryade for me though... I only put the 1 cup in, but you can taste the cranberry over the lemon. If you want it to look more pink you'll have to add a few drops of red food coloring too. All in all a VERY tasty drink though!!

Dec 07, 2003

My girls and I loved it. My Mom even asked for the recipe! Thanks!

Feb 12, 2004

Yum!!! This is my first review on the site, though I've tried hundreds of recipes. I thought the lemonade a little sweet. Probably don't need 9 cu. sugar. Otherwise, definitely a keeper!

Dec 07, 2003

the best ever!!!!!!

Aug 12, 2008

This lemonade is a great addition to any gathering. I use Splenda instead of sugar and it's just as good. Thank you for this refreshing drink.

Feb 22, 2010

This was a really good tart-sweet lemonade. We have juiced a bunch of lemons and are now freezing the juice in 2cup measures just to make this!


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  • Calories
  • 151 kcal
  • 8%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 39.7 g
  • 13%
  • Cholesterol
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Fat
  • 0 g
  • < 1%
  • Fiber
  • 0.2 g
  • < 1%
  • Protein
  • 0.2 g
  • < 1%
  • Sodium
  • < 1 mg
  • < 1%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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