March 29, 2018 2

Iced Coffee Lemonade

Iced coffee lemonade made with espresso, lemon juice and stevia.
Naturally Sweetened Iced Coffee Lemonade | Iced coffee lemonade or espresso with naturally sweetened lemon juice is a beautiful combination. The iced coffee lemonade is refreshing and surprisingly delicious. #coffeelemonade

Coffee.

And lemonade.

Or in this case.

Espresso.

And naturally sweetened lemon juice.

It is a beautiful flavor combination.

I guess iced coffee lemonade is already a thing. Although I’ve never seen it on any menu. Or had it anywhere other than my own kitchen. But I Googled it. And it’s definitely a drink people are having. And for good reason. Because it’s freaking delicious. Some sources say it has Swedish roots. Some say it’s a off-menu drink at Starbucks. I don’t really know. But I know one thing for sure and that’s coffee and lemonade is pure heaven together.

And another thing I know for sure is that I have a little bit of an espresso habit going on right now. Because I just started using a Nespresso machine. You guys! Creamy, rich espresso in a matter of seconds anytime I want it with Gourmesso’s Nespresso compatible capsules.

So, I will be drinking this iced coffee lemonade all spring. And all summer. And it is definitely going on the menu at, Of All The Places I Call Home. My new dinner series taking place every last Thursday starting in April. St. Louis readers/friends/family – tickets will go on sale in the next few days.

These dinners will be similar to past events, where the menu will be four-courses. And the environment will be comfortable and set with good vibes. But, dinner service will run more like a restaurant experience. You will be able to add a la carte items to your meal, and order off a robust drink menu with plenty of alcoholic and non-alcoholic options. There will also be an option to sit communally {like previous meals} or privately with just your people.

Traditionally my past events have sold out quickly. So I have added a second dinner slot! You will be able to purchase tickets for either a 5:30 or 7:30 seating. And as always, all dietary restrictions will be happily accommodated. Tickets will be released to my newsletter subscribers before anyone else – get on this list to be the first to snag them.

Naturally Sweetened Iced Coffee Lemonade | Iced coffee lemonade or espresso with naturally sweetened lemon juice is a beautiful combination. The iced coffee lemonade is refreshing and surprisingly delicious. #coffeelemonade

Naturally Sweetened Iced Coffee Lemonade | Iced coffee lemonade or espresso with naturally sweetened lemon juice is a beautiful combination. The iced coffee lemonade is refreshing and surprisingly delicious. #coffeelemonade

Naturally Sweetened Iced Coffee Lemonade | Iced coffee lemonade or espresso with naturally sweetened lemon juice is a beautiful combination. The iced coffee lemonade is refreshing and surprisingly delicious. #coffeelemonade

Naturally Sweetened Iced Coffee Lemonade | Iced coffee lemonade or espresso with naturally sweetened lemon juice is a beautiful combination. The iced coffee lemonade is refreshing and surprisingly delicious. #coffeelemonade

Iced Coffee Lemonade

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 1 min
Total Time 6 mins
Serves 4 drinks

Iced coffee lemonade is surprisingly refreshing. This drink is equal parts shaken espresso and lemon juice sweetened naturally with stevia.

Ingredients

  • 3 ounces espresso, chilled
  • 3 ounces lemon juice
  • liquid stevia, to taste {see notes}
  • ice
  • lemon wedge, to garnish
  • vodka, optional {see notes}

Directions

Combine in a shaker the espresso, lemon juice and stevia.

Shake with ice until frothy and pour into glasses with more ice. 

Garnish with a lemon wedge. 

Recipe Notes

Regular cane sugar, simple syrup or honey is a great substitute for the stevia. Adding a shot of vodka {or gin} to each drink is optional, but this coffee lemonade would make a great cocktail.


This post was in partnership with Gourmesso; all opinions are my own.

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2 Responses to "Iced Coffee Lemonade"

  1. Reply

    Amanda

    March 30, 2018 at 11:34 AM

    Omg, the new additions to your events – a la carte things and options for communal or private seating, so rad! Happy for you, girl. And love the name of it. I’ve never had coffee and lemonade together, but now seems like a good time to try.

  2. Reply

    Mukti Agrawal

    April 21, 2018 at 2:48 AM

    Iced coffee with lemonade. What a great combination! This will surely make us feel fresh and cool. Thank you for sharing!

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