Recipes and Cooking Strawberry Lemonade 3.9 (52) 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. By BHG Test Kitchen BHG Test Kitchen The Better Homes & Gardens Test Kitchen has been in continuous operation for nearly 100 years, developing and testing practical, reliable recipes that readers can enjoy at home. The Test Kitchen team includes culinary specialists, food stylists, registered and licensed nutritionists, and other experts with Bachelor of Science degrees in food science, food and nutrition, or culinary arts. Together, the team tests more than 2,500 recipes, produces more than 2,500 food images, and creates more than 1,000 food videos each year in the state-of-the-art test kitchen. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Published on June 14, 2011 Print Rate It Share Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Helen Norman Prep Time: 15 mins Cool Time: 1 hrs Total Time: 1 hrs 15 mins Servings: 8 Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients 1 ½ cup sugar 4 cup water 2 cup fresh strawberries, hulled 1 tablespoon finely shredded lemon peel 1 cup lemon juice (4 to 5 lemons) Directions 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. 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. Rate it Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 166 Calories 43g Carbs Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 8 Calories 166 % Daily Value * Sodium 4mg 0% Total Carbohydrate 43g 16% Total Sugars 40g Vitamin C 35.4mg 177% Calcium 10.1mg 1% Iron 0.2mg 1% Potassium 96mg 2% Folate, total 12.1mcg *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.