21 Recipes That Start With a Can of Frozen Lemonade
Cans of frozen lemonade concentrate are the secret workhorse of your deep freezer. Their sweet-tart goodness is perfect for so much more than just mixing up a pitcher of summertime lemonade. Frozen lemonade is a great base for a wide range of sippers, from Copycat Chick-Fil-A Frosted Lemonade and Carolina Peach Sangria to Lemonade Iced Tea and Cherimoya and Lemon Frozen Daiquiris. The concentrate can also be baked into cupcakes, used to flavor chicken, mixed with pureed fruit and refrozen into Mexican popsicles--and so much more. Stock up on some extra cans during your next trip to the grocery store and discover how useful having a stash of frozen lemonade truly is.
Copycat Chick-fil-A Frosted Lemonade
Love the Chick-fil-A’s signature frosted lemonade? With our DIY take on the genius summertime treat, it’s incredibly easy to enjoy (and customize) it at home. This sweet and tangy lemonade milkshake is as refreshing as it is decadent, and easy to mix up for a group. Put your own spin on it by using a different flavor of ice cream (strawberry would be delicious) or adding another cooling kick of flavor with fresh mint leaves. You can also make give this creamy frozen lemonade the “grown-up” treatment by adding in a splash of vodka.
Paletas are Mexican popsicles that roughly translates to "little stick." They are full of whole ingredients such as pureed fresh fruit, nuts, and spices. Our two-ingredient version features pureed fresh seedless watermelon cubes paired with a can of lemonade concentrate, then frozen in popsicle molds until firm.
Frozen lemonade concentrate was introduced in the late 1950s and soon became a favorite ingredient in both sweet and savory dishes. Here it teams up with soy sauce for a quick-fix basting sauce that amps up the smoky flavors of charcoal-grilled chicken. Feel free to substitute frozen limeade or orange juice concentrate.
Summertime Iced Tea
Lemon-Blueberry Ice-cream Cupcakes
Governor's Mansion Summer Peach Tea Punch
Frozen Cranberry-Moonshine Lemonade
Carolina Peach Sangria
Our easy peach sangria combines two of the sweetest parts of summer: fresh peaches and rosé. Seasonal fruit is the star of this cool summer sipper, but the booze makes it just a bit more fun. This crisp and refreshing cocktail is the perfect mix-ahead drink to make in bulk. Give the flavors at least eight hours to meld together before enjoying with a splash of sparkling water.
Raspberry Beer Cocktail
Cupola House Wassail
Lemonade Iced Tea
Sparkling Grape Juice-Lemonade
Save this recipe for the next time you're having a crowd over for a weekend party. It makes a big batch, but it also keeps well in the freezer for up to three months, so it's easy to enjoy on short notice.