Apricot lemonade is the best drink in the scorching summer heat. It has not only a nice flavor but amazing color to attract lemonade lovers. The fragrance of this special lemonade is unforgettable. Surely those who taste this will desire to drink this non-alcoholic summer drink again and again. 

apricot lemonade recipe

The ingredients used in this recipe are very simple and easily available. It also needs very little effort to prepare the apricot lemonade.

Ingredients of apricot lemonade recipe:

Juice of 4 lemons

Ten apricots

One cup water

One cup sugar

Three cups sparkling water

 Instructions to make apricot lemonade:

  1. Take a pan and pour water in it. Boil the water and add the apricots in it for about one minute. Then remove the fruit from the hot water and put it in a separate bowl containing cold water.
  2. Now remove the peels of apricot with your hands. After that remove the stones of the fruit. Make small chops of the apricot.
  3. Take a blender and add the fruit chops and one cup of water 
  4. Blend the ingredients to get a smooth puree. Then add the puree and sugar in a pan to cook over flame. Stir the apricot puree continuously to get a soft mixture.
  5. Then remove the puree from the flame to chill it at room temperature.
  6. Extract the lemon juice in a small bowl using your hands or any other gadget.
  7. Take a jug and add the apricot puree, sparkling water, and lemon juice to it. Then mix the ingredients well to get the delicious and refreshing lemonade.

Serving the apricot lemonade:

Take your favorite glasses and add ice cubes to them. Then pour the flavorful apricot lemonade in it to serve your guests. It is not necessary to serve this special lemonade to your guests only. But you can also enjoy the amazing drink at any time.

Amazing benefits of apricot (Apricot lemonade):

  • Apricots are amazing fruits with low calories. One apricot contains about 17 calories. On the other side, one medium apple has about 104 calories. 
  • Apricots are also high in sugar content and rich in vitamins that are good for health.
  • Antioxidants are also high in apricots like beta carotene and vitamin and Vitamin C and Vitamin A. These help to reduce the effect of free radicals and prevent different diseases.
  • Soluble and insoluble dietary fibers are also present in apricots that help to promote gut health. These also help to avoid constipation.
  • Due to the presence of Vitamin C and vitamin A, apricots are also useful for the skin. They prevent skin damage and promote the production of collagen in the skin.
  • Due to the presence of fibers in this fruit, it helps to decrease the bad cholesterol and increases the contents of good cholesterol.
  • As Vitamin A is present in apricot fruit, these are good for eye health. 
  • Apricots are also rich in iron and in this way, these lower the risk of anemia. These are good to promote normal blood flow.

Variations of the apricot lemonade:

You can use plain water instead of sparkling water to get a healthier version of apricot lemonade.

Similarly, the sugar in this apricot lemonade can be replaced with honey or other sweetening agents.

To get some complex flavor you can add any other fruit along with apricot lime peach or mango in the apricot lemonade. This will make your summer drink more special and tasty.

You can also add pieces of dates instead of sugar to make your drink more energetic and delicious.

Herbs like basil or mint can be added to the lemonade to get a refreshing taste suitable for war season.


Can we store the apricot lemonade in the fridge?

Yes, you can store this awesome lemonade in the fridge for two days. But keep it in a sealed container and make sure to use it as soon as possible. As no preservatives are added to this homemade lemonade, so try to use it fresh.

On what occasion apricot lemonade is suitable?

Due to the nice flavor and color of this drink, you can serve it at kitty parties, baby showers, or birthday parties. Adding sparkling water is your own choice. You can also take this lemonade for a picnic to enjoy in the hot summer.

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