A favorite among kids and adults, there's nothing more refreshing on a hot afternoon than a glass of strawberry lemonade. Try the make-ahead recipe directions to prepare for potlucks and barbecues.
- In a small saucepan combine 1 cup of the sugar and 1 cup of the water; cook and stir over medium heat until sugar dissolves. Set aside to cool.
- In a blender combine remaining 3 cups water, 1/2 cup sugar, and the strawberries; process until smooth. Transfer to a 2-quart pitcher; add cooled syrup, lemon peel, and lemon juice. Stir to combine. Fill pitcher with crushed ice. Makes 8, 8-oz. servings.
From the Test Kitchen
Prepare lemonade but do not add ice. Cover and chill up to 8 hours. Add ice and serve.
Nutrition Facts (Strawberry Lemonade)
- Per serving:
- 166 kcal cal.,
- 4 mg sodium,
- 43 g carb.,
- 1 g fiber,
- 40 g sugar
- Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet