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Complete your summer party, barbecue or picnic with a sweet, refreshing pitcher of sparkling strawberry lemonade, made with real fruit! | aheadofthyme.com

Sparkling Strawberry Lemonade


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  • Prep Time: 5-10 mins
  • Total Time: 5-10 mins
  • Yield: 1 large pitcher
  • Category: Drinks

Description

Complete your summer party, barbecue or picnic with a sweet, refreshing pitcher of sparkling strawberry lemonade, made with real fruit!


Ingredients

  • 1 cup water
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 cup freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 2 cups strawberries, stems removed
  • 4 cups sparkling water

Instructions

  1. In a medium saucepan, bring 1 cup of water to a boil. Add sugar and stir until dissolved. Stir in lemon juice and remove from heat. Let mixture cool completely.
  2. Blend 1 and 1/2 cups strawberries until smooth. Remove and strain through a fine mesh sieve if desired.
  3. Whisk strawberry puree, sugar mixture, and sparkling water together in a large pitcher.
  4. Place in refrigerator until completely cool.
  5. Slice remaining strawberries and add to lemonade. Add ice and serve!

Notes

For a non-carbonated water, simply substitute the sparkling water with regular water.