Mint Lemon Limeade

Mint Lemon Limeade is an easy homemade limeade recipe made with lemons and limes, and mint simple syrup! It's delicious as is, or make it into a cocktail with a shot of vodka.

Mint Lemon Limeade

While I don't exactly have a green thumb, if there's one thing I can grow every summer, it's mint. Apparently mint is easy to grow so we get along well. So, with an abundance of mint I've been making a lot of cucumber mint water and now this Mint Lemon Limeade! This limeade recipe is super easy to make and is delicious as is, or with a little vodka in it.

Mint Lemon Limeade

Ingredients in Mint Lemon Limeade

  • Sugar - white granulated sugar is used in this limeade to add sweetness.
  • Fresh Mint
  • Lemons
  • Limes

How to Make Mint Lemon Limeade

To start, make a mint simple syrup. To do this, combine ½ cup of fresh mint, with equal parts sugar and water. Bring it to a light boil and cook it until the sugar has dissolved. This takes about 5 minutes. Let it cool completely and remove the mint leaves before using it.

Next, juice the limes and lemons. While I originally wanted to make this into limeade, I realized limes often don't produce a ton of juice, so I made it with half limes and half lemons. It is bursting with citrus flavor!

Finally, combine the lime juice, lemon juice, some water, ice, and the mint simple syrup in a pitcher. Serve topped with some additional mint leaves and enjoy!

Mint Lemon Limeade

Mint Lemon Limeade Variations

This limeade is delicious as is, but there are a few things you can do to make it your own.

  • Add some club soda or sparkling water
  • Add a shot or two of vodka
  • Add fresh ginger to the mint simple syrup
  • Add some berries prior to serving

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Mint Lemon Limeade

Mint Lemon Limeade

An easy homemade recipe for lemon limeade with mint!
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Course: Drinks
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 129kcal


  • ½ cup fresh mint leaves
  • cup water
  • ½ cup sugar (⅔ cup if you want it a bit sweeter)
  • 1 cup fresh lime juice about 2 lbs limes
  • 1 cup fresh lemon juice
  • 2 cups water
  • ice
  • additional mint leaves, for serving


Mint Simple Syrup

  • In a small saucepan, combine mint leaves, sugar, and water over medium heat.
  • Cook, stirring frequently, until sugar has dissolved, about 5 minutes.
  • Remove from heat and let cool completely.
  • Once cool, remove the leaves from the mint simple syrup.

Lemon Limeade

  • Juice the limes and lemons.
  • Add ice to a large pitcher and then add lime juice, lemon juice, water, and mint simple syrup. Stir to combine.
  • Serve with additional mint leaves.
  • Enjoy!


Calories: 129kcal | Carbohydrates: 35g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 12mg | Potassium: 166mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 28g | Vitamin A: 273IU | Vitamin C: 44mg | Calcium: 31mg | Iron: 1mg
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