Homemade Strawberry Lemonade
I first became a huge fan when we were in moscow and the women there always had a fresh batch of lemonade. I had had fresh lemonade, but not much- bot enough to really appreciate it. That’s when I gain a love for real homemade lemonade, especially real, homemade strawberry lemonade.
How to make this easy strawberry lemonade recipe
- FRESH fruit. Fresh strawberries and fresh lemon.
- Sugar and water to make a syrup.
Wash and slice your strawberries in half. Then in a medium sauce pan add sugar, water and strawberries.
You are going to bring these to a boil, then simmer until the strawberries are just about nothin. It’s ok if they are smallish chunks. We’re going to strain them out!
Let the syrup cool a little bit and then strain out all the chunks. This is totally optional, if you desire you can leave it as is!
Add more water, chill in the refrigerator to chill then serve!!
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An easy strawberry lemonade recipe that fresh, fruity and perfect for summer!
- 1.5 cups sugar
- 2 cups water
- 2 cups strawberries
- 1 1/2 cups fresh lemon juice
- 1 lemon zest
- cold water or sparkling water chilled
- sliced lemons and strawberries for garnish
Cut stems, and wash strawberries. Slice in half
In a small sauce pan add sugar, 2 cups water, strawberries, lemon juice and lemon zest. Bring to a boil, stirring often and then simmer until strawberries are about disintegrated. Remove from heat and let cool.
If desired strain strawberry syrup so their are no seeds or chunks.
Add to a 2 liter pitcher, fill remaining pitcher with water. Stir and place in refridgerator.
Serve over ice, garnish with lemons and strawberries.
CAN I MAKE THIS STRAWBERRY LEMONADE RECIPE AHEAD?
YES! If you are making the strawberry lemonade with sparkling water then don't combine the syrup until just before serving. If you are making the strawberry lemonade with
HOW DO I STORE THIS STRAWBERRY LEMONADE RECIPE LEFT OVER DRINK?
Store it in the fridge. It will be good for a few days to a week!