Fresh Strawberry Lemonade

Strawberry Lemonade

Summer is slowly drawing to an end but I am still delving into different drink recipes for the summer and today’s recipe is for one of my favourite summer drinks for the year.

Strawberry Lemonade

It’s a simple strawberry lemonade that offers refreshing relief from the heat and promises a lot of zingy sweetness as well. Enjoy it as you take time to soak in and enjoy the beautiful summer time we have left.

INGREDIENTS 

  • 1 cup honey or granulated sugar
  • 1 cup water
  • 2 cups fresh strawberries, hulled and sliced
  • 1 1/2 cups fresh lemon juice (about 6 medium lemons)
  • 6 cups cold water
  • Adequate ice
  • Strawberry slices, for garnish 
  • Lemon slices, for garnish

METHOD

  1. If using sugar; in a small pot, bring sugar and water to a boil. Remove from heat and cool down to room temperature. If using honey, bring water to boil; stir in honey and cool down to room temperature.
  2. Using a food processor or blender, place strawberries and process/blend until smooth.
  3.  Pour pureed strawberries into the honey or sugar water. Add lemon juice. Stir well.
  4. In a large jug, combine cold water and strawberry lemon mixture; stir well and add ice. 
  5. Pour into glasses and top with strawberry and lemon slices.

 TIP: To You can cool down the honey or sugar water faster by placing it in the fridge.

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