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A refreshing summer limeade

This summer limeade is prepared with whole key limes. It is zestier than your typical lemonade and is best drank within minutes as the longer it stands, the bitter it gets.

Prep Time 10 minutes
Servings 4 glasses


  • 3-5 whole key limes to taste
  • 2 cups of water
  • sugar to taste
  • 1/4 tsp of vanilla optional


  1. Wash the limes and cut them in half

  2. Add them to a blender with the water

  3. Blend until the fruits are reduced to a puree

  4. Strain the liquid

  5. Add some sugar to taste and the vanilla

  6. Enjoy

Recipe Notes

This recipe makes the perfect frozen juice. For a frozen version simply put the strained juice back in the blender with a lot of ice. Crush it until you get a slush.  Enjoy.