Strawberry Lemonade
Quench your thirst with this sweet and tart strawberry lemonade. It won't last long!
Cuisine: American
Servings: 6
Author: Michelle Barsness
Ingredients
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 pint fresh strawberries cleaned and hulled
  • 1 1/2 cups fresh lemon juice about 6 lemons, seeds removed
  • 3 cups cold water
  • large pitcher
  • ice for serving
Instructions
  1. In a medium saucepan, bring the sugar and water to a simmer. Stir so the sugar dissolves completely. Remove from heat and let it cool. Place strawberries into a blender or food processor. Blend until smooth. Put the strawberry puree through a sieve to remove most of the seeds and pulp. Combine the strawberry juice, sugar water and lemon juice into a large pitcher. Add 3 cups of cold water and stir well. Serve with ice and garnish with lemon or strawberry slices.
Recipe Notes

Variations – to make a strawberry lemonade sparkler

1) With soda – Fill a glass half with strawberry lemonade and the rest with chilled Sprite or ginger ale.

2) With prosecco – Fill champagne glass half with strawberry lemonade and fill rest of the way with chilled prosecco.