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Strawberry Lemonade

Homemade Strawberry Lemonade
Prep Time1 hr
Total Time1 hr
Course: Drinks
Cuisine: American
Servings: 6
Calories: 291kcal
Author: Heather

Ingredients

  • The zest of 1 lemon cut into wide strips I used a vegetable peeler for this
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 2 cups fresh lemon juice 9-10 lemons
  • 2 cups chopped strawberries stems removed
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

Instructions

  • To make the lemon simple syrup, bring the lemon zest, 1 1/2 cups sugar and 1 1/2 cup water to a boil in medium saucepan. Stir until the sugar dissolves. Let cook to room temperature.
  • To make the strawberry syrup, toss the strawberries and 1/2 cup sugar in a medium bowl and let sit until the sugar dissolves. (About 1 hour) Can sit at room temperature or in refrigerator.
  • Strain the strawberry mixture, reserve the strawberry syrup and berries separately.
  • To make the lemonade, combine the lemon juice, lemon syrup, salt and 2 cups cold water in a pitcher.
  • Add 1-2 tablespoons of the strawberry syrup in tall glass and fill with ice. Then top with lemonade and reserved strawberries.

Nutrition

Calories: 291kcal | Carbohydrates: 75g | Sodium: 98mg | Potassium: 157mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 70g | Vitamin C: 59.7mg | Calcium: 13mg | Iron: 0.3mg