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Vodka Lemonade

Vodka Lemonade is an easy cocktail to make by the glass or by the pitcher and is a crowd favorite for any party, backyard cookout or game day gathering.

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Make this easy vodka lemonade cocktail with homemade lemonade or a store bought mix. Either way it is a refreshing and delicious drink for any occasion. We also love these Strawberry Lemonade Margaritas for a fun and easy cocktail.

vodka lemonade in a glass with lemon garnish. Ivy in background.

Easy vodka cocktails are my favorite and this vodka lemonade is quick and easy to make for one and just as easy to make it for a crowd. 

Pitcher of lemonade, bottle of Smirnoff vodka and a whole lemon on a white board.

Ingredients

  • Lemonade ~ homemade or store bought
  • Vodka ~ use your favorite brand, we used Smirnoff 
  • Crushed Ice
  • Fresh Lemon Slices ~ for garnish

How to Make Vodka Lemonade

By the Glass

Pouring vodka into a glass with ice.
  • Step 1 Fill a glass 3/4 full with crushed ice. 
  • Step 2 Measure vodka with a cocktail jigger.
Pouring lemonade into a glass with vodka and ice.
  • Step 3 Fill glass with lemonade.
  • Step 4 Stir well. 
lemonade in a glass with ivy plant in background.

Garnish with lemon slices if desired.

Vodka Lemonade By the Pitcher

  1. Pour vodka into the pitcher and then fill with lemonade. Stir until well combined. 
  2. Serve over ice and garnish with lemon slices.

Make Ahead

  • Make in a pitcher up to 4 days in advance. Keep refrigerated. Stir before serving.
vodka lemonade cocktail in a glass with lemon garnish. Ivy plant and pitcher of lemonade in background.

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  • Pineapple Vodka Lemonade ~ Pineapple vodka mixed with refreshing lemonade is a quick and easy drink to make any day of the week or mix it up in a pitcher for a crowd.
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  • Easy Vodka Cocktails ~ See all of my complete list of easy vodka cocktails and find your next favorite party drink!
lemonade in a glass with lemon garnish.

If you are looking for a super easy vodka cocktail, this Vodka Lemonade is just the ticket. Great to make by the glass and just as easy to mix up for a crowd. 

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Yield: 1 cocktail

Vodka Lemonade

lemonade in a glass with a lemon wheel garnish.

Vodka Lemonade is an easy cocktail to make by the glass or by the pitcher and is a crowd favorite for any party, backyard cookout or game day gathering.

Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes

Ingredients

  • Crushed Ice
  • 2 ounces Vodka
  • 6 ounces Lemonade (homemade or store bought)
  • Lemon slices for garnish, optional

Instructions

  1. Fill glass 3/4 full with crushed ice.
  2. Use a cocktail jigger to measure 2 ounces vodka and pour over ice.
  3. Fill glass with lemonade. Stir well.
  4. Garnish with a lemon slice and serve immediately.

Notes

For a pitcher:

  • Add 16 ounces of vodka to a pitcher.
  • Mix with 48 ounces lemonade.
  • Serve over ice.
  • Yield: 1/2 Gallon
  • Make Ahead: 

Make in a pitcher up to 4 days in advance. Keep refrigerated. Stir before serving.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

1

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 205Total Fat: 0gSaturated Fat: 0gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 0gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 9mgCarbohydrates: 20gFiber: 0gSugar: 19gProtein: 0g

Nutritional calculations are estimated and may not be accurate.

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