Tested till perfect Strawberry Lemonade

Strawberry Lemonade

This jewel-tone drink is sweet, tart and completely refreshing. It's also a perfect way to use up slightly overripe berries. Add a splash of sparkling water for some zip.

By The Canadian Living Test Kitchen

Source: Canadian Living Magazine: June 2009

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  • Portion size 9 cups (2.25 L), or 8 to 10 servings


  • 2-1/2 cups 2-1/2cupshulled strawberrystrawberries
  • 1-1/2 cups 1-1/2cupslemon juice, (5 to 8 lemons)
  • 1 cup 1cupgranulated sugar
  • 4 cups 4cupswater
  • 4 cups 4cupsice cubes
  • 10 10mint sprigmint sprigs
  • 10 10whole strawberrystrawberries
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In food processor, puree strawberries until chunky.

In large saucepan, bring strawberries, lemon juice and sugar to boil; simmer over medium-low heat for 3 minutes. Strain through cheesecloth-lined sieve, pressing out liquid. Let syrup cool. (Make-ahead: Refrigerate in airtight container for up to 1 week.)

In serving pitcher, combine syrup with water; stir in ice to chill. Garnish each glass with mint and strawberries.

Nutritional Information Per each of 10 servings: about

cal 98 pro 0 total fat 0 sat. fat 0g
carb 25g fibre 0 chol 0mg sodium 4mg
potassium 109mg

% RDI:

calcium 1 iron 1 vit C 55 folate 5
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