Sparkling Strawberry Lemonade

Sparkling Strawberry Lemonade

Time: 20 mins


  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 2 cups rinsed stemmed and chopped strawberries
  • 1 cup fresh lemon juice
  • 24 ounces sparkling water


  • 1 3 large lemons usually makes at least a cup of juice. Zap the lemons for 1 minute in the microwave to make them as juicy as possible before squeezing.
  • 2 In a small saucepan over medium heat combine sugar and water. Stir until sugar is completely dissolved and the liquid is clear.
  • 3 Pour the sugar syrup into a blender with the strawberries and lemon juice and puree.
  • 4 If serving immediately combine the puree and sparkling water in a pitcher and serve in tall glasses over ice. Or refrigerate the puree and prepare individual servings by mixing equal parts puree and sparkling water.
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