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strawberry lemonade

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


  • 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


  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.