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Ginger Lemonade With A Whole Lemon

For epic lemonade, blend a whole lemon into the mixture to give it a velvety frothy texture and amazing depth of flavor.

Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 4 to 6
Author Tess Masters


  • 4 cups (960ml) filtered water
  • 1 cup (240ml) fresh lemon juice
  • 1/2 cup (120ml) coconut nectar (or pure maple syrup or other sweetener)
  • 1 medium thin-skinned lemon, skin on, scrubbed, cut, and seeded
  • 1 tablespoon minced ginger, plus more to taste


  1. Throw all of the ingredients into your blender and blast on high until the whole lemon is completely pulverized. The mixture will be frothy. Tweak ginger to taste. 
  2. Transfer to a sealed container in the fridge to chill and allow the froth to settle.
  3. Serve over ice. 

Recipe Notes

Photo by Trent Lanz; styling by Alicia Buszczak