This homemade strawberry lemonade is a simple yet refreshing combination of fresh strawberries, lemon juice, and sugar. The ultimate summer time drink!
- 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
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.
Calories: 144kcal | Carbohydrates: 37g | Sodium: 15mg | Potassium: 73mg | Sugar: 35g | Vitamin C: 28.2mg | Calcium: 16mg | Iron: 0.2mg