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This is my 3rd attempt to consume papaya, the first two times were whole fruit bites. One bite each time, and I couldn't handle it. The fruit is beautiful, but the smell and initial flavor are really hard to get over. I could still smell the papaya smell and got hit with the papaya flavor, but after the first few swigs, I began to enjoy it. It was a little too syrupy for me, so I will cut the sugar in half the next time I make this. Thank you!

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Camel_Cracker June 22, 2009

Wonderful flavor! It's very refreshing.

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CocinaCubana February 05, 2009

Wow! This is about the most delicious lemonade ever. I didn't have pink papaya, I had yellow papaya (not sure where it comes from). Nevertheless, Delicious!

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jwilhelmsen September 13, 2008

Excellent! We only used 2 cups of papaya cubes, but it was still yummy. Papayas are rich in so many vitamins (C, A and E for sure) - I'm glad my kids love this drink. Thanks for the recipe!

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jcwchicago August 13, 2008

This is such a delicious drink! Get's an A+ from me :) I made my variation this past Saturday with one lemon and as many squeezed limes it took to make 1 cup of juice. Tastes just as good, plus thats all I had in the fridge XD I put about 1/2 of sugar for the simple syrup, as that was enough sweetness for my taste buds, and all the rest that was directed in the recipe. Today I made another batch with a mixture of regular sized limes and key limes and no simple syrup. At the end I topped it off with a divine lychee and some clover honey from Whole Foods to taste. One thing I noticed is no matter how many times you whip up the recipe it will almost always taste different depending on the papaya. I bought two with one being more ripe than the other. Totally changes the flavor o the drink as the ripe is more sweet and the over ripe is less sweet with a stronger taste. Just one thing to take into consideration. Thank you Sharon123 for posting this awesome recipe ;)

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Fishtail >)))'> August 11, 2008

Great way of using papaya that is totally kid-friendly and keeps them away from carbonated drinks. Best ice cold.

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Missy Wombat September 30, 2007

Very refreshing drink. The color of this drink is so pretty.

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YungB March 01, 2007

this lemonade was realy refreshing and diffrent. I had some friends over for lunch and everyone enjoyed it.

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lemoncurd August 01, 2005

Wonderful! I used Splenda instead of the sugar and processed everything in my Vita Mix including some ice cubes to quick chill the lemonade. It is wonderful. This will be good this summer while the meat is on the grill with some appetizers. Thanks:)

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PaulaG April 10, 2005

This was lovely! I used mexican papaya and I found that there was not that cloying flavor I usually dislike about papaya. I knew it would work though as I have had papaya juiced with fresh oranges and that completely eliminates that funky flavor.

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justcallmejulie March 13, 2005
Papaya Lemonade