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single champaign glass with sparkling strawberry lemonade and cotton candy as garnish on top
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Homemade Strawberry Lemonade

An easy strawberry lemonade recipe that fresh, fruity and perfect for summer!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Drinks
Cuisine: American
Servings: 6 servings (2 litres)
Calories: 223kcal

Ingredients

Strawberry Syrup

  • 1.5 cups sugar
  • 2 cups water
  • 2 cups strawberries
  • 1 ½ cups fresh lemon juice
  • 1 lemon zest

Strawberry lemonade

  • cold water or sparkling water chilled
  • sliced lemons and strawberries for garnish

Instructions

  • 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.

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Notes

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!

Nutrition

Serving: 8oz | Calories: 223kcal | Carbohydrates: 58g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 6mg | Potassium: 139mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 54g | Vitamin A: 10IU | Vitamin C: 53mg | Calcium: 16mg | Iron: 1mg