Are you looking for how to make an EASY homemade lemonade recipe? This recipe is simple, only 4 ingredients and perfect for Summer! Something cool and refreshing is always needed during the warm months and this strawberry lemonade recipe is the perfect fix. With only 4 common ingredients you can’t go wrong.  This easy lemonade recipe is the perfect balance of tart, sweet and refreshing. You won’t want to go back to artificial lemonade after you make this!

strawberry lemonade

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The best part about this recipe is that it’s easy to make and the perfect activity to do with kids who need something to cure their Summer boredom. It also makes for a great base minus the strawberries for other flavors, spiked (add lemon flavored vodka), popsicles – to name a few.

I fell in love with this easy recipe and think you will too! I have been wanting to help my kids create a lemonade stand for years and this recipe was the beginning of getting that plan in action.

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Easy Homemade Strawberry Lemonade Recipe Ingredients:

  • 2 cups fresh squeezed lemon juice (8-9 lemons)
  • 6 cups cold water
  • 1 cup of sugar (1/4-1/2 cup more if you like it extra sweet)
  • 1-2 cup diced strawberries
  • 4 Tbsp powdered sugar

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Strawberry Lemonade Recipe Instructions:

  1. Cut lemons in half and squeeze juice. I used this lemon squeezer.
  2. Add lemon juice to a pitcher of 6 cups of cold water.
  3. Mix sugar into pitcher until fully dissolved.
  4. Take diced strawberries and powdered sugar and cook on low heat for 5-10 minutes until strawberries are soft and forming a sauce. Take off heat- allow to cool then add into pitcher.
  5. Add strawberry sauce into pitcher and stir well.
  6. Serve immediately over ice or chill in refrigerator for 1-2 hours prior to serving.

I hope you enjoy this simple lemonade recipe with your loved ones! If you enjoyed this recipe you may also enjoy these recipes as well:

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strawberry lemonade

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Homemade Strawberry Lemonade Recipe

Simple old school lemonade like grandma used to make.

Course Drinks
Keyword lemonade
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Servings 8 cups

Ingredients

  • 2 cups fresh squeezed lemonade ~8-9 lemons
  • 6 cups cold water
  • 1 cup sugar 1/4-1/2 cup more if you like it extra sweet
  • 1-2 cups diced strawberries
  • 4 Tbsp powdered sugar

Instructions

  1. 1. Cut lemons in half and squeeze juice. I used this lemon squeezer.

     

  2. 2. Add lemon juice to a pitcher of 6 cups of cold water.

  3. 3. Mix sugar into pitcher until fully dissolved.

  4. 4. Take diced strawberries and powdered sugar and cook on low heat for 5-10 minutes until strawberries are soft and forming a sauce. Take off heat- allow to cool then add into pitcher.

  5. 5. Add strawberry sauce into pitcher and stir well.Serve immediately over ice or chill in refrigerator for 1-2 hours prior to serving.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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