Summer Strawberry Lemonade
Refreshing and sweet summer strawberry lemonade
- 150 g (3/4 cup) sugar
- 175 ml (3/4 cup) water
- 12 large strawberries pureed
- 250 ml (1 cup) fresh lemon juice (about 6 large lemons)
- 1250-1750 ml (5-7 cups) cold water depending on your taste
- Mint leaves
- Lemon slices
- Strawberry slices
First make the syrup by combining the sugar with 175ml water in a saucepan and put on medium heat till the sugar is dissolved. Swirl the pan occasionally to speed up the process.
Let the syrup cool.
Sieve the pureed strawberries reserving the juice and discard any pulp.
In a large jug combine the lemon juice, strawberries and syrup.
Mix in 1250-1750ml water depending on how sweet / tart you prefer your lemonade.
Add in mint, lemon and strawberry slices, top with ice and let cool before serving.
Serving: 8servings | Calories: 85kcal | Carbohydrates: 22g | Sodium: 9mg | Potassium: 59mg | Sugar: 20g | Vitamin C: 22.7mg | Calcium: 9mg | Iron: 0.1mg