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Lemon-Lime Sports Ade

Lemon-Lime Sports Ade

Source: Recipe © 2014 by Jessica Fisher and used by permission of The Harvard Common Press


"This lemon-lime drink tastes like the bottled or powdered version I enjoyed as a child. Inexpensive to mix up, it's delightfully refreshing. Use freshly squeezed juices for the best flavor." — Jessica Fisher

Lemon-Lime Sports Ade


  1. For Honey Syrup
    1 cup honey
    1 cup water
  1. For Sports Ade
    3 1/2 cups water
    6 tablespoons Honey Syrup
    2 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice
    2 tablespoons freshly squeezed lime juice
    1/4 teaspoon fine sea salt


For Honey Syrup

  1. Combine the honey and water in a medium saucepan.
  2. Bring to a simmer over medium heat, stirring to dissolve the honey completely.
  3. Remove from the heat and let cool completely.
  4. Store in a covered container in the refrigerator.

For Sports Ade

  1. In a pitcher, whisk together the water, honey syrup, lemon and lime juices, and salt.
  2. Store in a covered jar or container in the refrigerator. Serve chilled.
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