Chilling Black Lemonade Recipe

By: Chelsea Cozad

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This recipe easily morphs an everyday drink into a spooky beverage. Its fearsome black color is obtained from activated charcoal. Before you gag at the thought of drinking charcoal, let’s go through some things: activated charcoal has absolutely no flavor and contains many health benefits including teeth whitening, anti-aging, and toxin removalThe recipe is super easy and is sure to chill guests to the bone!


  • Juice of one lemon
  • 1-2 capsules activated charcoal
  • Stevia or maple syrup
  • Water
  • Ice


  • Cut lemon in half and squeeze it with a juicer releasing the juice. Make sure to pick out any seeds that may sneak in. Add lemon juice to a 16 ounce glass.
  • Break open 1-2 activated charcoal capsules (check dosage on your bottle or container), add to the lemon juice, and stir to combine.
  • Fill glass to the top with ice and add water. Stir in sweetener to taste.
  • Garnish with a slice of lemon. Drink and enjoy!

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