Strawberry Lemonade

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.

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Makes:
8 servings
Serving Size:
8 ounces
Prep:
15 mins
Cool:
1 hr
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Strawberry Lemonade

Ingredients
1 1/2
cups sugar
4
cups water
2
cups fresh strawberries, hulled
1
cup lemon juice (4 to 5 lemons)

Directions

  1. 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.
  2. 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
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