Summer calls for lemonade! This strawberry lemonade recipe is delicious and won't cause frustration like most other recipes you find online. Enjoy! 🍓🍋
SUMMER STRAWBERRY LEMONADE
Prep time: 10 mins...
Cook time: 9 mins
Total time: 19 mins
Simple sugar syrup:
1½ cups water
¾ cup granulated sugar
10 oz (almost 2 cups) fresh or frozen strawberries
½ cup cold water
For the lemonade:
zest of 1 lemon
¾ cup freshly squeezed lemon juice
¾ cup cold water (you may need up to an additional cup of water)
lemon slices, fresh strawberries, ice (optional, for serving)
For the simple sugar syrup:
In a medium saucepan, heat the sugar and water until the sugar
dissolves. About 8-9 minutes. Let cool at room temperature while
you prepare the remaining ingredients.
For the strawberry puree:
Puree the strawberries and water together until the strawberries
To make the strawberry lemonade:
Strain the strawberry puree using a sieve into a large pitcher. Add
the lemon zest, lemon juice, cold water, and the simple sugar
syrup. Stir. Give the lemonade a taste. If it's too concentrated for
your taste, add in that additional cup of water and stir.
Let the strawberry lemonade cool for at least an hour before
serving. Serve with lemon slices, fresh strawberries, and ice cubes.
This recipe and image were reprinted via a creative commons license from littlespicejar,com/summer-strawberry-lemonade/