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Strawberry lemonade in a glass pitcher with fresh strawberries and fresh lemons
5 from 2 votes

Strawberry Lemonade

This refreshing strawberry lemonade is so simple and requires just 4 basic ingredients to make. It tastes much better than the store-bought stuff, and it's so easy to make. Loaded with fresh sweet strawberries and tart lemons, your entire family is gonna love it!
Author Diana
Servings 8 servings
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Chill time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 15 minutes



  • 8 oz (225g) fresh strawberries hulled
  • 6 cups water divided
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 cup fresh lemon juice


  • Place strawberries in a food processor, and blend until smooth.
  • Make a simple syrup: In a saucepan, combine 2 cups of water with 1 cup of sugar. Over medium high heat, stir until the sugar has dissolved and remove from heat. Allow to cool.
  • In a 2 quart pitcher, combine the strawberry puree, with lemon juice and simple syrup. Give everything a good stir, chill in the fridge.
  • When ready to serve, Top with 4 cups of cold water and stir again. Serve over ice if desired. Garnish with fresh strawberries, lemon slices, and fresh mint leaves.


Storing: Store this homemade lemonade in the fridge covered with a lid or plastic wrap for several days. Or freeze the concentrate for 2-3 months.


Calories: 113kcal | Carbohydrates: 29g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 10mg | Potassium: 75mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 27g | Vitamin A: 5IU | Vitamin C: 28mg | Calcium: 12mg | Iron: 1mg