Strawberry Lemonade Recipe

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INGREDIENTS

3 cups water
1 1/2 cups sugar
2 cups lemon juice (about 8 to 10 lemons)
1 pint strawberries, hulled and halved
1 liter seltzer or sparkling water

Garnish: lemon slices and mint (optional)

PREPARATION

1. In a 2-qt saucepan, bring water and sugar to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer, stirring occasionally, until the sugar dissolves. Remove from heat; stir in lemon juice. Let cool completely.

2. Place strawberries in blender with 1/2 cup lemonade mixture. Blend until puréed. Strain purée through a fine sieve to remove seeds. Add purée to remaining lemonade mixture; stir well to combine. Refrigerate until serving.

3. To serve: Stir in seltzer. Pour over ice. Garnish with lemon and mint, if using.

Recipe and photo from “Women’s Day ”

Strawberry Lemonade Recipe

Delicious homemade strawberry lemonade!
5 / 5 ( 1 Review )
Print Rate
Prep Time: 1 hour
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour 30 minutes
Serves: 8
Adjust Servings: 8

Ingredients

  • 3 cups water
  • 1 ½ cups sugar
  • 2 cups lemon juice about 8 to 10 lemons
  • 1 pint strawberries hulled and halved
  • 1 liter seltzer or sparkling water
  • Garnish: lemon slices and mint optional

Instructions

  • 1. In a 2-qt saucepan, bring water and sugar to a boil.
  • Reduce heat and simmer, stirring occasionally, until the sugar dissolves.
  • Remove from heat; stir in lemon juice.
  • Let cool completely.
  • 2. Place strawberries in blender with 1/2 cup lemonade mixture.
  • Blend until puréed. Strain purée through a fine sieve to remove seeds.
  • Add purée to remaining lemonade mixture; stir well to combine.
  • Refrigerate until serving.
  • 3. To serve: Stir in seltzer.
  • Pour over ice.
  • Garnish with lemon and mint, if using.

Nutrition

Calories: 177kcal | Carbohydrates: 46g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Sodium: 32mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 42g

Meal Type: Beverages, New Year's Eve
Categories: Cold Drinks

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