Homemade Mint Lemonade

Recipe and image for homemade mint lemonade by Lacey Stevens-Baier, personal chef for Sweet Pea Chef

Maybe because it’s summer. Maybe because it’s finally sunny in San Diego. Maybe because I’m really looking forward to our trip to Austin in October. Maybe because I love lemons…and mint.

Mint Lemonade

For whatever reason, I really wanted some homemade lemonade.

Some homemade mint lemonade!

Mint Lemonade

For me, homemade lemonade makes me think of front porches and hot days, of sweet children and parades and of, well, summer.

The addition of mint makes this lemonade one refreshing, cool and sweet drink.

Recipe and image for homemade mint lemonade by Lacey Stevens-Baier, personal chef for Sweet Pea Chef

I toyed with the idea of making this drink into a cocktail by adding some Vodka or Tequila, but it was just too good the way it was. Fresh. Clean. Pure.

Happy Summer!

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Homemade Mint Lemonade
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
1 hr
Total Time
1 hr 10 mins
Homemade Mint Lemonade: a refreshing twist on a summer classic.
Categories: Drink
Difficulty: Easy
Keyword: mint lemonade, mint lemonade recipe, minted lemonade recipe
Servings: 10 cups
Calories: 62 kcal
Author: Lacey Baier of A Sweet Pea Chef
For the simple honey syrup:
  • 1/2 cup raw honey
  • 2 cups water
For the lemonade:
  • 4 cups water
  • 2 cups freshly squeezed lemon juice about 6-8 lemons
  • 1/2 cup fresh whole mint leaves
  1. Make a simple honey syrup by combining raw honey and 2 cups water in a saucepan over medium-high heat until honey is dissolved and then let cool.

  2. Pour lemon juice and remaining 4 cups water in a large pitcher. Add 1 cup of the simple honey syrup and taste. Gradually add more simple syrup to reach desired sweetness. Stir in mint leaves and refrigerate for 1 hour. Serve over ice.

  3. If you don't finish the lemonade the first day, I recommend discarding the mint leaves because they will lose their minty freshness and turn brown.
Nutrition Facts
Homemade Mint Lemonade
Amount Per Serving (1 cup)
Calories 62 Calories from Fat 9
% Daily Value*
Fat 1g2%
Saturated Fat 1g5%
Sodium 11mg0%
Potassium 59mg2%
Carbohydrates 17g6%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 15g17%
Protein 1g2%
Vitamin C 19mg23%
Calcium 10mg1%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Lacey Baier

Hey y’all, I’m Lacey Baier and I’m so glad you’re here! I’m a healthy lifestyle influencer and the creator of this clean-eating blog and YouTube channel, A Sweet Pea Chef. My recipes have been published on Food Network, Good Morning America, FoxNews, Tastemade, Fitness Magazine, and much more. I live in Dallas, Texas with my husband and four kiddos. Let’s get started!

10 thoughts on “Homemade Mint Lemonade

  1. constantly i used to read smaller articles which also clear their motive, and that is also happening with this piece of writing which I am reading at this time.

  2. I love making homemade lemonade in the summer. Ive never thought of adding mint to it, but you can bet that this year will find me doing just that.

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