This sweet and tangy Frothy Brazilian Lemonade is most refreshing…
When the humid hot dog days of summer arrive, you’ll want to whirl up a bunch of these… sweet but tart and tangy Brazilian Lemonades. There are thousands of this recipe out there, so I concocted with a little twist. A gal who loves fizzy drinks, I topped off with a bit of seltzer and voila… “froth!”
If you’re an adult beverage consumer… you’ll want to try this with a splash of your fave… particularly tasty with coconut rum… but works nicely with other rums… tequila… vodka and more. This makes a simple base recipe to add your own twists for what may be your new favorite refreshing sultry day treat.
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Frothy Brazilian Lemonade
- 2 small limes
- 1 large lemon
NOTE: look for fruits with thinner smooth skin that will be less bitter and juicer
- ⅓ cup condensed milk we used coconut condensed milk but regular will be fine
- ⅓ cup sugar
- 2 tablespoons honey
- about 2 cups ice water 3 if not using seltzer
- lime seltzer or plain
- Wash fruit and cut into small pieces making sure to remove seeds from lemon and white pith in the center.
- Combine in blender with milk, sugar and honey. Add the cold water to blend, no more than 30 seconds. Strain out pulp. Add more water if not using seltzer. Taste and add a bit more honey or milk if needed as fruits will vary in juiciness and tartness.
- Pour over crushed ice and top with about a cup of seltzer water per serving.
- Garnish with slices of lemon and lime.
- Serve immediately as mixture will become bitter after sitting due to pith.