Honey Vanilla Lemonade

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Quench your thirst with this sweet twist on traditional lemonade: Honey Vanilla Lemonade is a fun summer beverage, best enjoyed with friends by the pool on a hot summer day! 


  • 2 Cups of Sugar
  • 1/2 Cup of Orange Blossom honey
  • 2 Cups of Water, Plus More as Needed
  • 1 Vanilla Bean
  • 2 and 1/2 Cups of Freshly Squeezed Lemon Juice
  • Lemon Wheels or Wedges (for Garnish)

Step 1

In a large saucepan, combine the sugar, honey, and 2 cups water and place over medium-high heat.

Step 2

Cut the vanilla bean in 1/2 lengthwise, then, using the back of the knife, scrape the vanilla seeds from the pod and add to the saucepan, along with the pod.

Bring the mixture to a boil and cook for 4 or 5 minutes, until the sugar is dissolved and the mixture thickens.

Remove from the heat and allow to cool.

Step 3

Pour lemon juice into a gallon jug. Next, using a strainer to take out the vanilla pod, pour the cooled syrup into the jug.

Add water to the jug until the mixture is approximately 1 gallon.

Then, serve your lemonade over ice and garnish with lemon wedges or wheels!
If you use this recipe, let us know by tagging us on social media! We would love to see what you make!

For this recipe, we recommend that you try using our Orange Blossom Honey. Orange blossom honey is usually a floral, sweet honey harvested in the spring season each year. It works quite well in a recipe such as this one, when you primarily need to use your honey as a sweetener.

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