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magic lemonade

Magic Lemonade

This lemonade is magic due to a reaction between butterfly pea powder and lemons! Watch it turn color before your eyes. This is tasty, vibrant, and a fun food project for kids!

Prep Time 10 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 138 kcal



  1. Make simple syrup. In a saucepan set over medium heat, whisk together the cup of water and cup of sugar. Then whisk in butterfly pea powder.

  2. Heat for two minutes and allow sugar to dissolve.

  3. Then remove from heat and cool to room temperature.

  4. Fill a pitcher with ice.

  5. Then pour in the blue simple syrup.

  6. Then pour over filtered water.

  7. Squeeze in fresh lemon juice. (Alternatively, you can mix together the water and lemon juice and add at once.)

  8. Stir to combine and enjoy.

  9. *Adjust the sugar and water levels to your preference.

Nutrition Facts
Magic Lemonade
Amount Per Serving
Calories 138 Calories from Fat 9
% Daily Value*
Fat 1g2%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Sodium 13mg1%
Potassium 42mg1%
Carbohydrates 36g12%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 34g38%
Protein 1g2%
Vitamin C 16mg19%
Calcium 8mg1%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.