Classic mint lemonade in 5 minutes: a refreshing drink at home

Tetiana KoziukFood
Recipe for lemonade with lemon and mint. Source: Pexels

One of the most popular summer drinks is lemonade. It can be easily prepared at home using lemon or orange juice, sparkling water, berries, mint, basil, and spices – all to your taste. Just a few ingredients and 5 minutes – isn't it perfect?

Food blogger Olha Holovina (olha.holovina) shared a recipe for classic lemon and mint lemonade on her Instagram page.

Lemonade recipe with lemon and mint


  • lemon – 2 pcs.
  • sugar – 5-6 tbsp.
  • mint – leaves from 6 branches
  • sparkling water – 1.5 liters
  • strawberries (for serving)
Classic lemonade

Method of preparation:

1. Squeeze the juice of the lemons and strain it to get rid of the seeds and pulp.

Lemonade with lemon juice at home

2. Add sugar and washed mint leaves to the juice. Mash to give the mint its flavor and aroma.

3. Pour water and let it brew for a while.

Lemonade with lemon juice and strawberries

4. Prepare ice cubes and strawberries before serving.

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