The ultimate Bahamian thirst-quencher, Switcha is a version of limeade and it’s a simple, yet tantalizing elixir full of citrusy goodness .


  • 3/4 – 1 cup fresh key lime juice (10 key limes or 6-8 Persian limes)
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice (2 lemons)
  • 1 cup cane sugar
  • 1 gallon water


  1. Boil 1 cup of water. Add sugar and stir to dissolve to make a simple syrup.
  2. To the remaining water add the lime juice and lemon juice, mixing well.
  3. Stir in the simple syrup and chill for 30 to 60 minutes.
  4. Serve cold with a lime wedge for garnish.

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