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Peach Lemonade

Homemade lemonade is taken to a new level with the addition of fresh peaches. It will be your new favorite summer drink!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time26 mins
Servings: 8 cups

Ingredients

  • 2 cups peaches skins on, chopped (about 3 peaches)
  • 4 cups water
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1 cup fresh lemon juice (about 7 lemons)
  • extra peaches and lemons for garnish
  • ice for serving

Instructions

  • Place chopped peaches, water, and sugar in a medium pot and place over medium-high heat. Heat until boiling and then reduce to simmer (uncovered) and cook for 5 more minutes. Remove from heat and let it stew for 10 minutes.
  • Place peach mixture in a blender. Place lid on blender but remove center cap to allow steam to exit (or else you could get a blowout!). Loosely cover hole it a kitchen towel and blend mixture on low. Increase speed to blend mixture completely. Transfer mixture to a bowl and place in refrigerator to cool down completely, about one hour.
  • Once mixture is cool, run through a mesh strainer to remove peach pulp. Place peach juice into pitcher and add lemon juice. Stir together. Add sliced peaches and lemon rounds as garnish, if desired.
  • To serve, add ice to a glass and pour lemonade into glass. Enjoy!

Notes

Recipe adapted from Chelsea's Messy Apron