Sparkling Limeade (Non-Alcoholic)

Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 0 mins

From Martha Stewart's Everyday Food, Issue 29. This is only a springboard for more interesting versions...

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. *NOTE: Whirl the sugar in a mini-chopper or blender until finely ground. Basically, you've just prepared "superfine" sugar at a fraction of the cost.
  2. In a small saucepan over medium heat combine the sugar and water. Cook, stirring until sugar is dissolved and liquid is clear. This should take only 2-3 minutes.
  3. Transfer liquid to a pitcher and allow to cool.
  4. Once cooled, stir in lime juice. Stir well.
  5. Fill a large pitcher with ice cubes, pour in the simple syrup and the seltzer water.
  6. Stir well and serve!


Most Helpful

YUM! I didn't mix the whole batch but am combining as I go. It's just me & I don't want it getting watered down & flat. This is tremendously refreshing! I think I'll keep some lime syrup in the fridge for the rest of the summer....made for the Cruisin' Culinary Queens of the Culinary Quest 2014. xo Bethie

gerrish.elizabeth August 09, 2014

Cookgirl and Martha Stewart have done it again with this refreshing sparkling limeade. Quick, easy and ideal for a hot summer afternoon. Thanks for the post.

Debbwl August 07, 2014

what a nice refreshing drink the lime syrup has alot of things you can do with it and is much cheaper to do made for the southern leg of world tour cakepops on parade

Dienia B. August 05, 2014

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