Peach-Thyme Lemonade Recipe

Peach-Thyme Lemonade Recipe

[Photograph: Dave Katz]

A thick, rich, and frothy peach-based lemonade lightly scented with thyme. This is the kind of thing you'd want to add a shot of vodka or bourbon to. At least, I'd want to.

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  • Yield:makes 1 quart, serving 4 to 6
  • Active time: 15 minutes
  • Total time:15 minutes


  • 3 fresh peaches, pits discarded, flesh roughly chopped
  • 1 cup fresh juice from 10 to 12 lemons
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • Pinch salt
  • 1 bunch thyme
  • 3 cups cold water
  • 1 quart ice
  • Peach slices and thyme leaves for garnish


  1. 1.

    Combine peaches, lemon juice, sugar, and salt in a blender. Blend on high speed until smooth, about 1 minute. Meanwhile, place thyme in bottom of pitcher and lightly muddle with wooden spoon. Strain peach puree through a fine mesh strainer into pitcher. Discard solids. Add cold water and whisk to combine. Add ice. Serve in ice-filled glasses garnished with peach slices and thyme leaves.