A pitcher of strawberry lemonade garnished with sliced lemons and mint.
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Strawberry Lemonade

This homemade strawberry lemonade is a simple yet refreshing combination of fresh strawberries, lemon juice, and sugar. The ultimate summer time drink!
Course Drink
Cuisine American
Keyword lemonade, strawberry lemonade
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 144kcal
Author Sara Welch

Ingredients

  • 2 cups fresh strawberries
  • 7 cups water divided use
  • 1 cup sugar or more to taste
  • 2 cups fresh squeezed lemon juice
  • sliced strawberries, lemons and mint sprigs for garnish optional

Instructions

  • Combine the sugar with 2 cups of water. Microwave for 2 minutes or heat on the stove until very hot. Stir until sugar is dissolved.
  • Place the strawberries in a blender with 1 cup of the water. Blend until smooth. 
  • Combine the strawberry puree, sugar water mixture, lemon juice and remaining 4 cups of water in a pitcher.
  • Stir thoroughly then chill until ready to serve. Just before serving, stir in sliced strawberries, lemon and mint sprigs if desired.

Nutrition

Calories: 144kcal | Carbohydrates: 37g | Sodium: 15mg | Potassium: 73mg | Sugar: 35g | Vitamin C: 28.2mg | Calcium: 16mg | Iron: 0.2mg