6 Interesting Lemonade Flavours To Try This Summer

Refreshing and citrusy, lemonade is one of the most popular summer drinks all across the world. Easy to prepare, this bubbly drink is loaded with hydrating properties, vitamin C and antioxidants. Traditionally made with lemon juice, water and sweeteners like sugar, maple syrup or honey, lemonade is also served with a few ice cubes for a chilling experience. 

Whether you are at a pool party or just chilling at home on a hot summer afternoon, a glass of this refreshing drink can infuse a lot of energy into your body. Sometimes, lemonade is also served with sprigs of fresh mint or rosemary leaves to spruce up its taste. But have you tried to give an interesting twist to the classic drink? You can relish a burst of exciting flavours in your simple lemonade by just making a little variation in the ingredients. 


Shikanji or shikanjabeen is an Indian version of lemonade that is infused with desi flavours. Commonly enjoyed in the northern part of the country, it is made with water, lemon juice, sugar, black pepper powder, chaat masala, cumin powder and ice cubes. You can also enhance its taste by adding some sabja seeds into the recipe. 

Blueberry Lemonade 

Sweet and tangy, blueberry lemonade is a gorgeous drink that is made with granulated sugar, blueberry simple syrup (homemade or store-bought) and fresh lemon juice. Prepared in a large pitcher, it can be a crowd pleaser during summer parties. You can enjoy it with or without ice.  

Pineapple-Mango Lemonade

This divine blend of two tropical fruits has the potential to transport you to nirvana. With a classy look and sweet-citrusy flavour, it is great for afternoon or evening parties. This incredibly refreshing drink is made with a blend of three juices, mango, lemon and pineapple. Garnish the lemonade with pineapple and mango chunks. 

Strawberry Lemonade

This popular lemonade recipe brings together the sweetness of strawberries with tart lemons. Both puree and simple syrup of strawberries work well for the recipe. Garnished with mint or basil leaves, it can also be topped with sparkling water before serving. Strawberry lemonade is best served when chilled. 

Sparkling Pomegranate Lemonade

If you are bored of having the same lemonade every day, add a little pop to the drink with pomegranate arils. Best served on a hot afternoon, it has a sweet and tangy taste. Made with granulated sugar, lemon juice, pomegranate juice and sparkling water, it is garnished with fresh mint leaves before serving. 

Matcha Lemonade

This unique variation of lemonade combines the essence of matcha tea with lemon. Made with just four ingredients, it can be ready in no time. To prepare this fun summer drink all you need to do is shake matcha and water in a cocktail shaker, pour it into a glass along with prepared lemonade and serve it with some ice cubes.