Strawberry Lemonade

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Serve this strawberry lemonade recipe in mason jars for a special touch. Food blogger Jenna Weber explains how to tone down the sweetness in a full post on the Fresh Tastes blog.

Yield: Six servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 ΒΌ cups fresh lemon juice (from about 6 lemons)
  • 1 pint strawberries, hulled and sliced
  • 24-28 oz fresh cold water
  • ice

Directions

  1. Bring the sugar and water to a simmer in a small saucepot. Stir so that sugar melts completely then remove from the heat and let cool to room temperature.
  2. Place the strawberries in a blender and process until smooth. Pour pureed strawberries in the sugar water and stir well. Add the lemon juice.
  3. Combine the strawberry lemon syrup and the cold water in a large pitcher. Stir well and add lots of ice.
  4. Serve lemonade with thin slices of lemons and strawberries.
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