Summer’s nearly here. And what’s more refreshing than a fresh-squeezed lemonade?
Try this berry twist on a classic for your next summer gathering.
Recipe courtesy of: Taste Better From Scratch
-½ lb fresh strawberries
-1.5 cups granulated sugar
-5 cups water (divided)
-1.5 cups fresh-squeezed lemon juice
- Use a blender or food processor to puree the strawberries. Strain them through a fine-mesh strainer to remove the seeds;
- In a small saucepan, stir together sugar and 2 cups of water over medium heat;
- Bringing water to a boil. Stir until sugar is dissolved. Remove from heat and allow to cool to room temperature;
- Strain lemon juice through strainer into 2-quart pitcher. Add the simple syrup and pureed strawberries, and 2.5 cups of water, and stir to combine. Refrigerate until cold.
- Serve with ice.