Homemade Strawberry Lemonade is a simple to make, cool, refreshing drink made with fresh strawberries, lemon juice, sugar and water.
Cook Time 10 minutes
Resting Time 30 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
- 1 lb. Strawberries
- 1 c. Granulated Sugar
- 4 c. Cold Water; divided
- 1 1/2 c. Lemon Juice (6-8 lemons)
Start by combining strawberries, granulated sugar and 2 cups of water in a medium saucepan. Bring to a boil and cook for 10 minutes, pressing down on the strawberries with the back of a spoon to form a pulp.
Strain the mixture through a fine sieve and allow the liquid to cool for about 30 minutes.
Add the simple syrup to a 2 quart pitcher along with the lemon juice and water. Mix well and chill in the refrigerator for up to two weeks.