Cold, refreshing, lemonade-stand-worthy strawberry lemonade that is so addictive, you won't be able to put the glass down.
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Are you hot where you live? Because I'm sweltering, chile. Especially since it just hit July, the dog-days of summer; one hundred degree weather is not the business!
Today's recipe is a simple, quintessential summer drink: pink, strawberry lemonade! Fresh, refreshing, strawberry lemonade that you will not be able to put down until you finish the whole glass, honey!
No, I'm not joking; you will really say, "ahhhh." after finishing the whole glass. It will quench the thirst you didn't even know you had. It's soul-quenching.
The flavor from the Strawberry syrup(which is a separate recipe that can be used for anything, from pancakes to ice cream, to strawberry milk!) will surprise you, it will taste just like you drank a liquefied strawberry in your lemonade. No chemical taste, no throat-burning, too-acidic lemonade flavor, no pieces of strawberry pulp clogging your straws, nothing but what strawberry lemonade is supposed to taste like: a refreshing, heat-beating glass of sweet yet slightly tart of pure summer.
Not to mention the fact this can be a batch for the kiddies and a separate batch can be mixed with rum or some lemon vodka for the adults at the party.
Because it's not summer without a party, amiright?
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- 1 ½ to 2 cups sugar
- 3 cups water
- 6-8 lemons
- ¼ cup Strawberry Syrup Recipe
- 3 cups ice water
- Lemons and Strawberries to garnish
- Create a simple syrup by pouring sugar and first 3 cups water into a saucepan over medium high heat. Allow the sugar to dissolve and the water come to a simmer. Take off heat and either allow to cool slightly, about 5-10 minutes. Your ice will still cool down your finished drink.
- In your pitcher, juice the lemons, pour in the strawberry syrup, and add the simple syrup, then add in the ice water.
- Add garnish, stir and enjoy in tall glasses.
Get the recipe for Strawberry Syrup here. (It's also great over ice cream!)
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 154
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Eden Westbrook is the recipe developer, writer, and photographer behind Sweet Tea and Thyme. A classically trained chef, Eden has inspired home cooks into the kitchen with cultural comfort foods, easy family-friendly eats and sweets, and glorious spreads for date night and entertaining since 2015.