Grapefruit Rosemary Lemonade | 24 Recipes for a Casual Easter Potluck

Grapefruit Rosemary Lemonade

Course: Drinks
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 6 people
Author: Caroline Lindsey
Grapefruit Rosemary Lemonade - A sweet, tangy, and fragrant twist on the classic summer drink. So refreshing!
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  • 1 cup sugar
  • 5 cups water divided
  • 2 large sprigs rosemary or a handful of smaller pieces
  • 1 1/4 cups freshly squeezed grapefruit juice about 2 large grapefruits
  • 1 1/4 cups freshly squeezed lemon juice about 8 small lemons


  • Heat sugar with 1 cup water in a small saucepan on medium heat. Bring to a simmer and stir occasionally until sugar is dissolved. Add rosemary and simmer for 5 minutes. Turn off heat and let the rosemary steep for about 20 minutes as the syrup cools. Discard rosemary.
  • Combine rosemary syrup with remaining water, grapefruit juice, and lemon juice. Chill and serve!


Use rosemary syrup for other mixed drinks as well!