Looking for a cool, refreshing drink for hot summer days? Try this Butterfly Pea Flower Lemonade recipe! Not only does it taste delicious, but it’s beautiful and good for you, too!
This Butterfly Pea Flower Lemonade recipe is the perfect way to cool down on a sweltering summer day. You’re going to love it and your kiddos will, too!
I recently picked up these Butterfly Pea flowers to add to my apothecary because they are packed full of antioxidants and really great for your hair, skin and nails. But, little did I know, I was actually picking up an herb that was going to be so much fun!
Why are Butterfly Pea Flowers so much fun?
Because they contain color changing magic!
Keep reading to find out how the magic happens…
How to Make Butterfly Pea Flower Lemonade
- Tea kettle
- Butterfly Pea Tea Flowers
- Lemon Juice
- Maple Syrup
- Wooden spoon
- Pitcher or Half Gallon Jar
Fill your tea kettle with water.
Place butterfly pea flowers into a pitcher or jar. Pour the boiling water over the flowers.
Isn’t the blue color spectacular?! Just wait to see what happens next!
Add lemon juice to the tea…
Isn’t that incredible?! This stuff is so much fun!
Scoop out the flowers.
Add maple syrup to sweeten.
Fill your pitcher or jar with the remaining water.
Throw some ice into a glass.
Pour your beautiful Butterfly Pea Tea Lemonade on in and enjoy!
Here’s the Recipe:
- 6 cups water
- 2 teaspoons butterfly pea flowers
- 1 cup lemon juice
- 1 cup maple syrup
- Boil 2 cups of water.
- Add 2 teaspoons of butterfly pea flowers to a 2 quart pitcher.
- Pour boiling water over the flowers.
- Add 1 cup lemon juice.
- Scoop the flowers out of the liquid.
- Pour maple syrup into the pitcher.
- Fill with the rest of the water and stir to combine.
- Add ice and enjoy!
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Have an Awesome Day!
Vanessa Hamlin is the owner and founder of Food Life Design and VLHamlinDesign. With her passion for frugal living and homesteading, Vanessa loves to write about easy recipes, making money, gardening, home remedies and everything else that a good life entails! When she’s not writing for Food Life Design or creating products for VLHamlinDesign, you’ll find Vanessa reading, drawing, gardening, cooking or spending time with her family.