Chik-Fil-A Frosted Lemonade (Frozen Lemonade!)
Chik-Fil-A Frosted Lemonade Recipe – This copycat Chik Fil A frozen lemonade recipe is easy and quick to make in 5 minutes. Cold, creamy, tart, and sweet frosted lemonade is a perfect refreshing summertime drink!
Copycat Chik-Fil-A Frosted Lemonade
Summer is our favorite season, and when hot weather hits the icy treats are welcomed by all. We love anything that tastes delicious and helps to cool us down. So every season we have a nonstop rotation of ice creams, fruity popsicles, and of course, frozen blended drinks!
We’ve made (and perfected!) copycat versions of several restaurant summer drinks that are easy to make at home. Like this Smoothie King’s Caribbean Way or Orange Julius recipe. And don’t forget our recipe for rich and creamy Chik-Fil-A Peach Milkshakes!
This Chik-Fil-A Frosted Lemonade recipe is another popular summer treat that you can quickly blend up at home. It includes only 4 ingredients and can be made in about 5 minutes. So these wonderfully cold frozen lemonade drinks are super sweet, tasty, fun, and easy to make! Yay!
Ingredients You Need
Our fantastic Chik-Fil-A-inspired frozen lemonade recipe includes 4 ingredients. So not only are these beverages easy to make and yummy to enjoy, they are also a healthier and more wholesome version of the drive-thru frosted lemonade you love.
To make this copycat recipe you need:
- Cold water
- Lemon juice – freshly squeezed
- Granulated sugar – or preferred sweetener
- Vanilla ice cream – store-bought or homemade
How to Make Chik-Fil-A Frozen Lemonade
Follow these 2 simple steps to blend together the BEST frosted lemonade from scratch:
- First, pour the water, lemon juice, and granulated sugar into a blender. Cover and puree to dissolve the sugar.
- Now add four scoops of the vanilla ice cream. Blend again until smooth.
Pro Tips: Be sure that you do not over blend the lemonade. This drink should be frosty and creamy.
Add a scoop more ice cream for an extra-thick frozen lemonade
To thin the beverage a bit, add a splash more of water or lemon juice (depending on taste preference) and briefly blend again.
Pour the frosted lemonade into 3 to 6 glasses and serve.
Add a slice of fresh lemon to garnish, if you like.
Get the Complete (Printable) Chik-Fil-A Frosted Lemonade Recipe Below. Enjoy!
Frequently Asked Questions
Simply swap lemons for freshly squeezed lime juice to make this a Frozen Lime treat. Or try it with oranges!
It is easy to prepare this recipe as a vegan Chik Fil A frozen lemonade! Use Dairy-Free Coconut Milk Ice Cream or cashew ice cream as a delicious dairy-free alternative.
You sure can! For a more traditional non-dairy treat, try this Frozen Lemonade with Pineapple recipe. It is refreshingly fresh and fruity, and totally dairy-free!
Absolutely! As-is this recipe makes 6 cups. Easily double or triple the recipe for as many servings as you like! Just be aware you will probably have to work with the blender in batches.
Not long at all. They taste best when they are freshly made, but can be chilled in the fridge for an hour or so first. If you freeze them they will likely get too firm to drink.
To reduce the calories and fat, feel free to use your favorite low-calorie sweetener in place of traditional granulated sugar. You can also use your preferred fat-free, low-cal, low-carb, vanilla ice cream.
Love Lemonade? Here are More Refreshing Recipes:
- French Lavender Lemonade
- Strawberry Lemonade Fudge
- Pink Lemonade Cupcakes
- Fresh Strawberry Lemonade Cake
- Mulled Lemonade Recipe
Chik Fil A Frosted Lemonade Recipe (Frozen Lemonade!)
- 1 cup cold water
- ½ cup fresh squeezed lemon juice
- ¼ cup granulated sugar
- 2 cups vanilla ice cream 4 scoops
- Pour the water, lemon juice, and sugar in the blender. Cover and puree to dissolve the sugar.
- Add the vanilla ice cream. Cover and puree again, until smooth. Pour into glasses and serve.
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