AskDefine | Define limeade

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limeade n : sweetened beverage of lime juice and water

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Noun

  1. A citrus drink made from water, sugar, and the juice of limes.
  2. A glass of this drink.

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Extensive Definition

Limeade is a beverage similar to lemonade, but is made with lime juice or lime flavor(s) instead of those of the lemon. A.G. Barr plc, of Glasgow produce a limeade which is somewhat popular in Scotland, and Newman's Own introduced its own brand of limeade in 2004. Most major beverage companies now offer their own brand of limeade, with Minute Maid even introducing a Cherry Limeade drink in response to the popularity of Limeade.
A carbonated version is often made of 7up mixed with the juice of several limes. Sonic Drive-In uses Sprite instead of 7up to create its popular limeade.
Limeade is also an online wellness company based in Bellevue, Washington, USA.

Typical Recipe

Fresh Limeade Recipe
Ready in: 1-2 hrs Difficulty: 2 (1=easiest :: hardest=5)
Serves/Makes: 6
Ingredients:
  • 1 1/2 cup freshly squeezed lime juice,
  • 4 cups cold water,
  • 1 1/2 cup sugar,
  • Ice cubes,
  • 6 lime slice twists,
  • 6 mint sprigs,
Directions:
Mix lime juice, water and sugar; refrigerate until chilled.
Serve over ice in tall glasses; garnish with lime slice twists and mint.
Note: Limeade can be frozen in ice cube trays; the cubes can be used with the limeade so it will not be diluted. Also, the ice cubes can be processed in a blender or food processor to make a delicious lime slush.
(this recipe taken from CDKITCHEN, see references below.)

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limeade in Thai: น้ำมะนาว
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