Recipe by Annacia

Adding rum or vodka to this plum limeade makes a delicious cocktail. With or without alcohol, the limeade should be served immediately, since it will quickly darken if left standing.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 lime, cut into 6 wedges and seeded
  • 1 lb ripe plum (red or black, quartered and pitted)
  • 1 12 cups crushed ice
  • 1 cup cold water
  • 23 cup superfine sugar (or Splenda)
  • Garnish

  • plum and lime slices and fresh mint sprig


  1. Blend lime wedges (including peel) in a blender on high speed 10 seconds.
  2. Add plums, ice, water, and sugar and blend until plums are puréed, about 15 seconds.
  3. Pour through a very fine sieve into a pitcher, pressing on solids.
  4. Stir limeade and serve immediately over ice.

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