Chick-fil-a Lemonade


Summer and lemonade go hand in hand.  To celebrate summer it is lemonade week here at RMK this week. My personal favorite lemonade is from Chick-fil-a.  Recently, my BBFF (best blogging friend forever) Melissa from Stockpiling Moms had the opportunity to visit the Chick-fil-a corporate headquarters and learn how to make their lemonade.  When I found out she had the recipe, I had to try it and figured it was the perfect way to begin lemonade week.

I personally order the diet lemonade from Chick-fil-a which is made using Splenda.  The original lemonade is made with good old sugar.  Either way you make it, it is delish!  Thanks for sharing with me Melissa!



5.0 from 2 reviews
Chick-fil-a Lemonade
 
Ingredients
  • 8-10 Sunkist lemons (that is what Chick-fil-a uses)
  • 1 cup granulated sugar (or Splenda for the diet version)
  • 5⅓ cups water
Instructions
  1. Juice lemons so you end up with 1½ cups of lemon juice.
  2. Add lemon juice to a pitcher and whisk with the sugar until sugar is dissolved.
  3. Add water and whisk until well combined.
  4. Refrigerate until nice and cold. Enjoy!
  5. Serves 4-6.

Recipe adapted from Stockpiling Moms.

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18 comments on “Chick-fil-a Lemonade

  • Thank you for sharing this recipe- it is delicious!

  • I took a tour at Chick Fil A and saw how they made the lemonade. It Is NOT pasteurized lemonade. Idk where you get your info from but it’s incorrect.

  • The lemons will juice better if they are room temperature. Roll them on the counter before you cut them and it will be easier to get the juice out.

  • Do you use the same amount of Splenda as sugar if you want to make the sugar free version?

  • A recipe is just the ingredients used to make a dish. That’s great that your mom used the same one. For others who are curious about the measurements or particulars of something they would like to make, this post is very helpful. Don’t be so condescending.

  • how in the world is this a chick-fil-a recipe??? I grew up drinking home made lemonade and this recipe is how my mother made it a long time ago..( I’m 73 ) everybody knew how to make this.. Just shows you how much people today depend on someone else making the food they eat and drink…..

  • Just tried this with our kids and a huge success! Best Lemonade ever will absolutely make again. Thanks for sharing.

  • The water should be ice cold, we actually put ice in it and keep it in the fridge till time to poor into the lemon juice sugar mix.

  • Love my chick fil a lemonade!

  • Yep, Melissa is right. Chick Fil A’s lemonade is fresh squeezed, every day. I used to work there and made it myself many times =)

  • Theirs is pasteurized though

    • Chick-fil-A does NOT use pasteurized lemonade. Please ask for a back stage tour of your local Chick-fil-A or for them to demonstrate their lemonade to you. They have a team member in the kitchen cutting lemons in half, juicing them and following the steps on this site. I have witnessed it myself. Their lemonade is the best ever and it is because it is not pasteurized.

    • Abby, where did you get this information?

  • It is the best ever!

    Love and Hugs,

    BBFF!

    Melissa

  • Yum! I really like lemonade. I’ve never had it from that restaurant but looking forward to trying out the recipe!

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