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Strawberry Lemonade


  • Author: Kate Morgan Jackson
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 10 minutes
  • Total Time: 20 minutes
  • Yield: 6 servings 1x
  • Category: Beverages
  • Method: Stovetop
  • Cuisine: American

Description

Fresh strawberries meet fresh lemonade in this refreshing recipe for strawberry lemonade! The perfect cool and colorful summertime beverage.


Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 5 cups water
  • 2 lemons, zested
  • 1 pint fresh strawberries, hulled
  • 1 cup fresh lemon juice (from about 6 lemons)
  • Ice cubes

Instructions

  1. Combine sugar, 1 cup of water and lemon zest in a small saucepan. Bring to a simmer and cook for 10 minutes. Cool.
  2. Puree strawberries in a food processor until smooth. Strain the puree through a fine mesh strainer, pressing down on the solids to get all the good juice out.
  3. Strain the cooled lemon sugar syrup through a fine mesh strainer.
  4. Combine the syrup, the strawberry puree, the lemon juice and the remaining water in a large pitcher and stir. Add ice cubes and serve!