Creamy & Delicious 3-Ingredient Frosted Lemonade (Chick Fil-A Inspired)

Summer is near, and what better way to enjoy a warm, summer day than sipping a delicious, creamy and refreshing drink. This Frosted Lemonade is the perfect sweet treat. Made with lemonade, creamy vanilla ice cream and sweetened condensed milk. Blended until smooth and served in a chilled glass. It’s creamy, thick and the perfect summer treat.

Only 3 ingredients needed! It doesn’t get any better or easier than this! And to top it off, it’s kid-approved—a delightful way to add sweetness to your summer days.

This frosted lemonade is ridiculously good. Who knew, lemons and vanilla ice cream could make such a great combo.

I know we’ve all fallen victim to craving Chick Fil-A on a Sunday and boy does it hurt when you realize it’s closed. It’s like the craving for Chick Fil-A is so much stronger on Sundays lol. Well the other day… I was craving a Frosted Lemonade. And decided to make my version at home.

What’s Frosted Lemonade?

Frosted lemonade is a Chick Fil-A menu item. It’s the combination of lemonade and ice cream blended into a smooth and decadent drink. Similar to a milkshake. It’s super refreshing and absolutely delicious. If you haven’t tried it, you’re probably thinking lemons and ice cream? ehhhh…. hear me out, think creamsicle, but with lemons. It’s creamsicles older cousin. It’s so good.

If you didn’t know– you can transform any drink into a delightful treat called a ‘Frosted’ beverage? It’s simply a perfect blend of any beverage of your choice hand-spun with their vanilla soft serve ice cream. As I write this, the next time I go to Chick Fil-A I’ll be trying a frosted orange soda. If they have it. Omg, I just know it will be so good.

Tips for making the best Frosted Lemonade

  • I’ve made this drink a number of ways. With Simply Lemonade, organic lemonade, and homemade lemonade. I highly recommend using a good quality lemonade. Using Simply lemonade was by far my favorite. If you do have a little extra time, you can always make your own lemonade.
  • Using sweetened condensed milk enhances the richness and creaminess. Chick-fil-A typically uses soft serve, I thought adding sweetened condensed milk would provide that extra creamy effect.
  • If your frosted lemonade is too thick, add more lemonade. If it’s too runny, add more ice cream.
  • Don’t add ice. This will only cause the drink to get watery & separate.
  • Freeze your glasses to ensure the drink stays colder longer.
  • If you’re feeling extra, top it with whipped cream and a cherry.

Ingredients for Frosted Lemonade

you only need 3 ingredients to make this super easy and delicious concoction.

  • Lemonade – I used Simply Lemonade. If you have a little extra time, you can also make your own lemonade.
  • Vanilla Ice Cream– choose your favorite brand of ice cream. I used Vanilla ice cream from Trader Joes.
  • Sweetened condensed milk– optional. I love the richness this adds to this frosted lemonade.
  • Lemon wheel– you know I love a good garnish.
  • Whipped Cream– optional topping.
  • Cherries– the original is garnished with a cherry if desired.

How to make Homemade Lemonade

If you’re extra like me and want to make your own lemonade simply, squeeze 3-4 lemons then add 16 oz of water and 3/4 cups of sugar. Mix until the sugar is dissolved. Adjust sweetness if needed. Chill until ready to use.

More Sweet Treats To Try

No-Churn Strawberries & Cream Ice Cream 
Boozy Apple Crisp for Two
Churro Ice Cream Sandwich
No-Churn Cinnamon Swirl Ice Cream

If you make this Frosted Lemonade please leave a comment or tag me on Instagram. I would love to see your recreations, and hear your thoughts, xoxo!

Frosted Lemonade

This 3 ingredient frosted lemonade is the perfect balance between creamy and tart. A sweet summer treat the whole family will love.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Course Dessert, Drinks
Cuisine American


  • nutribullet


  • 1- 1 1/2 cups lemonade
  • 3-4 scoops Vanilla Ice Cream about 2 cups
  • 2 tbsp sweetened condensed milk optional
  • whipped cream optional


  • Add vanilla ice cream, lemonade and sweetened condensed milk to a high power blender. Pulse until smooth, about 15 seconds.
  • Garnish with a lemon wheel, and whipped cream if desired. Enjoy!


Start out with with one cup of lemonade and add more as needed.
Keyword Lemonade, Something Sweet

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