Rating: 4 stars
52 Ratings
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  • 3 star values: 5
  • 2 star values: 1
  • 1 star values: 8
  • 52 Ratings

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.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens

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Credit: Helen Norman

Recipe Summary

prep:
15 mins
cool:
1 hr
total:
1 hr 15 mins
Servings:
8
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

Tips

Prepare lemonade but do not add ice. Cover and chill up to 8 hours. Add ice and serve.

Add Vodka

Add 2 cups vodka to the pitcher or 1/4 cup vodka to each serving.

Nutrition Facts

166 calories; carbohydrates 43g; insoluble fiber 1g; sugars 40g; vitamin c 35.4mg; niacin equivalents 0.2mg; folate 12.1mcg; sodium 4mg; potassium 96mg; calcium 10.1mg; iron 0.2mg.
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