Strawberry Lemonade


Refreshing drink for warmer days.  Lemonade/limeade is a routine for us on warmer days.  I must admit that I have never tried Strawberry lemonade before, but after seeing a very tempting picture on pinterest, I decided to give it a shot and I am glad I did.  Apart from the taste being a winning point for this drink, I fell in love with the colors and I am super glad that the pictures turned out much better than I expected.

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Ingredients

  • Simple Syrup: 2 cups water and 1 cup sugar
  • Strawberry Puree: Fresh Strawberries- 1 cup, blend with a cup of water.
  • 1 cup freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 1 cup cold water
  • lemon slices and sliced strawberries (optional)
  • Ice

Instructions

  1. In a saucepan over high heat, mix together the water and the sugar. Cook until the sugar dissolves and it becomes a clear syrup. Remove from heat, add lemon zest and leave to cool.  The syrup will be a lovely clear yellow color from the lemon.
  2. Puree strawberries with a cup of water (strain the pulp- an optional step, I did not).
  3. Add the lemon juice, 1 cup water, and lemon and strawberry slices . Mix in the strawberry puree and the sugar syrup until well combined. Adjust according to taste.
  4. Serve over ice.

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