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Caribbean Lemonade

Yields4 ServingsPrep Time10 minsTotal Time10 mins

Let’s go to the islands! Lemonade is so refreshing on a hot day, and this is what I call a getaway in a glass! Lemon, lime, and rum if you please! My cocktail tip: add Angostura bitters to really take this drink to the islands! Angostura bitters are aromatics concentrated in liquid made with a mix of herbs and spices, and are the signature ingredient in several familiar cocktails (think Old Fashion or Manhattan). Using them in this lemonade recipe perfectly balances the sweetness of this crowd pleasing winner. Originated in the home island of my mom in Trinidad & Tobago, I toast her every time I make this one!

 2 cups water
 2 cups sugar
 ¼ cup lemon juice
 2 fresh limes, juiced
 4-6 dashes Angostura bitters (found at most liquor or grocery stores)
 2 cups cold water
 Rum (optional)

In a small pot, bring water and sugar to a light simmer until sugar is dissolved.


Pour into a pitcher.


Add in lemon and lime juice and bitters.


Stir in cold water and ice. Serve chilled.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1 glass

Servings 4