Crisp and refreshing, this simple Sparkling Peach Lemonade is what casual summer hospitality is all about!  Macerated peaches, white cranberry peach juice, freshly squeezed lemons and a hint of sparkle make this quick and easy summer drink one that you will want to keep on hand all summer long.

2 glasses of sparkling peach lemonade with peaches and basil as garnish.

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What You Need To Make Sparkling Peach Lemonade

  • White Cranberry Peach Juice
  • Seltzer Water
  • Lemon Juice
  • Sugar or Sweetener
  • Peaches
  • Basil as garnish, if desired

Peaches for peach lemonade sitting in sugar next to a pitcher of lemon juice and seltzer water.

A lot of peach lemonade recipes require cooking down the peaches, pureeing them, straining them and then allowing them to cool before making your lemonade.  Whew, I’m worn out just thinking about it!  I don’t know about you, but I’m thinking summer is all about ease… and not standing over a hot stove. 

A crystal glass filled with sparkling peach lemonade, garnished with peach slices and basil.

This is where a few peach slices and some sugar comes in handy.  Simply macerating, or tossing your peaches in sugar and letting them sit for about 10 minutes, does the trick without all the fuss.  The peaches will begin to break down a little and create a delicious peachy syrup that works as a wonderful foundation for this summer sipper. 

And pureeing and straining?   No way.  Your lovely, syrupy peach slices are a stunning bonus floating in the pitcher.

A pitcher and 2 glasses of peach lemonade on a white serving tray on a table in a garden.

Summer was made for easy.  And this Sparkling Peach Lemonade will get you one step closer to those slow moments on the porch you’ve been thinking about.

2 glasses of sparkling peach lemonade with peaches and basil as garnish.

Sparkling Peach Lemonade

No cooking, no pureeing! Just crisp and refreshing. This easy fresh peach lemonade recipe will keep you cool this summer.
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Course: Drinks
Cuisine: American
Keyword: summer
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 0 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes
Servings: 6


  • 4 C White Cranberry Peach Juice
  • 3 C Seltzer Water
  • 1 C Lemon Juice (about 6-8 lemons)
  • 1 C Sugar, divided into half cups
  • 2 peaches, sliced thin
  • basil, for garnish


  • In a small bowl, mix sliced peaches and 1/2 C sugar. Let sit for 10 minutes. Peaches will begin to macerate and create a syrup.
  • After peaches have macerated, add to a 64 oz. pitcher. Add rest of ingredients. Stir until all sweetener has dissolved.
  • Serve chilled or on ice. Garnish with extra peach slices and basil, if desired.

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