- Lemons 4
- Fresh strawberries 300 g
- Water 2 glasses
- Sugar 1 tbsp • 470 kcal
Homemade strawberry lemonade is a delicious and refreshing drink made with lemon juice, sugar and water to which you add blended strawberries. This recipe is very quick and easy, ideal when you want to make a healthy and refreshing drink on hot summer afternoons, a drink rich in vitamin C that will be also loved by children. Serve it with some ice cubes and lemon slices or with whole strawberries. It is an excellent idea for a non-alcoholic aperitif to share with friends. So let's see how to make strawberry lemonade perfectly.
How to make Homemade Strawberry Lemonade
Wash the strawberries under running water, dry them with a clean cloth and cut them into slices, removing the green leaves.
Squeeze the lemons with a citrus squeezer and filter the juice with a fine mesh sieve.
Put the strawberries in the stand mixer and blend them until the mixture is liquid.
Filter the strawberry juice and add it to the lemon juice. Add sugar and water and mix.
Pour the strawberry lemonade into a jug and let it cool in the refrigerator for a few hours before serving it.
Tips for making Strawberry Lemonade
– Garnish the homemade strawberry lemonade with lemon slices or whole strawberries at the edges of the glass, to make it stunning. Add ice cubes if you prefer.
– To make strawberry lemonade, use organic lemons, therefore not chemically treated. Wash them thoroughly and pat them dry with a kitchen towel or paper towel.
– Regarding the amount of sugar, adjust according to your needs. You can decrease or increase the amount according to your personal tastes. If you prefer, you can can replace the sugar with ½ teaspoon of maple syrup.
– Alternatively, you can prepare the classic lemonade by boiling the lemon juice with sugar and water and then adding the chopped strawberries.
How to store Homemade Strawberry Lemonade
You can store the strawberry lemonade in the refrigerator for 2-3 days in airtight glass containers or bottles.