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Sparkling Jalapeño Limeade

This refreshing homemade limeade is made by creating a cilantro jalapeño simple syrup and combining with fresh lime juice and sparkling water. It's the best thing to enjoy all summer long!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Total Time1 hr 20 mins
Servings: 8 glasses


  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup agave syrup
  • 1 1/2 cups water
  • 1 cup cilantro loosely chopped
  • 2 large jalapeños diced with seeds and membranes removed (about 1/2 cup)
  • 1 1/2 cups fresh lime juice (about 8-10 limes)
  • 1 34-oz bottle sparkling water


  • Add sugar, agave, and water to a medium saucepan. Bring to a boil over medium-high heat. Once boiling, remove from heat.
  • Add diced jalapeño and cilantro. Stir to combine and let sit for 30 minutes. Move to refrigerator and chill until no-longer hot to the touch, about 1 hour.
  • Add fresh lime juice and chilled simple syrup to a large pitcher and stir. Top off with sparkling water and gently stir. Serve immediately over ice and garnish with a lime wedge and jalapeño slice.