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Fresh Lemonade with Vanilla Extract

Fresh Vanilla Lemonade

Fresh lemonade with vanilla extract, a delicious and refreshing all-year-round drink.

If you haven’t had lemonade with vanilla extract, today is the day to try. This recipe is refreshing and best served cold.

Fresh Lemonade with Vanilla is by far the most popular and favorite Summer drink. But have you ever tried it with vanilla extract? This particular method of adding vanilla extract is a Haitian Caribbean thing. I am unsure if other islanders add vanilla extract, but it tastes good.

Fresh Vanilla Lemonade
Fresh Vanilla Lemonade

The dos and don’ts of lemonade with vanilla extract

Add a splash of vanilla extract to your lemonade when you want to try something new. By the way, a good vanilla extract is perfect to use with lemonade and every recipe requiring it. It is an excellent ingredient for baked goods, shakes, and smoothies.

One important thing to remember is never to start a debate with Haitians. We will all tell you that we have the best vanilla. Our extract tastes and smells better than any other brand. 🙂

How to make Fresh Lemonade with Vanilla Extract, a Caribbean way

Always wash your fruits before juicing. Cut the lemons or limes, whichever you want to use, in half with a lemon juice squeezer juice the lemons or limes. Add the fresh juice to a pitcher with cold water. It is sweetened with honey, organic sugar, or brown sugar. Add a splash of vanilla extract. Stir well and serve immediately.

Enjoy a tall cold glass of Fresh Lemonade with Vanilla Extract whenever you feel like having a refreshing beverage.

fresh vanilla lemonade

Fresh Lemonade with Vanilla

Fresh lemonade with vanilla extract, a delicious and refreshing all-year-round drink.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Course Beverages
Cuisine Caribbean
Servings 4
Calories 11 kcal



  • 2 limes freshly squeezed – or Lemon
  • 1 splash vanilla extract
  • 2 cups water
  • sugar


  • Mix all ingredients. Either add a few ice cubes or store in refrigerator for later use.
  • Serve cold.


Best to use fresh lemons or limes


Serving: 2gramsCalories: 11kcalCarbohydrates: 4gProtein: 1gFat: 1gSaturated Fat: 1gSodium: 7mgFiber: 1gSugar: 1g

Please keep in mind that nutritional information is a rough estimate and can vary greatly based on the products used.

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Corn Allergy:

Always choose ingredients without corn or corn derivatives.

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