My Mom's Meyer Lemonade

My Mom's Meyer Lemonade Recipe

During citrus season, recipes with Meyer lemons are divine, and my mom's lemonade recipe is no exception. This easy-to-make Meyer lemonade recipe is fresh, refreshing, sweet, tangy and oh-so-delicious.

Course Drinks
Cuisine American
Keyword summer drinks
Prep Time 20 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 123 kcal
Author Valentina K. Wein


  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 cups water
  • 2 cups Meyer lemon juice
  • dash of salt


  1. In a small saucepan, heat the sugar with the water until it's dissolved. Remove from the stove and pour it into a large pitcher.
  2. Add the lemon juice and a bit of salt. Stir to blend.
  3. Once the lemonade has cooled to room temperature, place it in the refrigerator.
  4. Serve chilled over ice.

Recipe Notes

Meyer lemons are thought to be a cross between a standard lemon and an orange. They have smoother, thinner skin, a wonderful tangy aroma and are also sweeter and less acidic than most other lemons.