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This Homemade Southern Strawberry Lemonade is so refreshing… & it looks just as great as it tastes! It’s a perfect summertime drink, and right now, the weather is perfect for this southern-style homemade strawberry lemonade and grilled corn on the cob.
Plus, the farm up the road has started selling their strawberries by the basket (and I’ve been buying), which means we’ve been enjoying this cold, frothy, sweet drink for the past few days. 🍓 The kids have LOVED it… as have the adults!
Our kids love this recipe – the tart lemon with a little sweetness of strawberry makes the perfect flavor combination for a refreshing & fruity summer drink!
The kids love to help in the kitchen, in fact, they have made this recipe a couple of times without my help, so that should tell you that it’s pretty easy AND that they love it!
We like to make this (or s’mores nachos) when we’re sitting outside at night around a fire, or while we’re on vacation, or even when we’re relaxing or playing at home & we are ready for a quick refreshing treat.
If you make this one to take on a trip or to take camping, it’s pretty easy for me to make the simple syrup with the strawberries at home before heading out, then just mix it together with the lemon juice and water once you’ve arrived.
Note: You could easily mix in an adult beverage to this recipe too if you want to try that!
How to Make Homemade Southern Strawberry Lemonade
Ingredients You Need
- 1 Cup Sugar
- 1 Cup Water
- 2 Cups Strawberries 🍓
- 1 1/2 Cup Lemon Juice (about six lemons juiced) 🍋
- 6 Cups of Cold Water
Start by pouring the water, sugar, and strawberries into a medium pan and bring to a boil for about five minutes. Next, place the mixture into a blender and blend on high until there are no strawberry pieces left.
Strain to remove the seeds and pour the liquid into a large pitcher. Add the lemon juice, cold water, and some ice. Garnish with lemons and strawberries! Enjoy!
What’s your favorite treat to make during the summer months?
Have you ever tried making homemade 4-ingredient Nice-Cream? I promise that once you do, you will always want to have it on hand!
- 1 Cup Sugar
- 1 Cup Water
- 2 Cups Strawberries
- 1 1/2 Cup Lemon Juice (about six lemons juiced)
- 6 Cups Cold Water
- Gather your ingredients and a medium-sized saucepan.
- Start by pouring the water, sugar, and strawberries into a medium pan.
- Bring to a boil for about five minutes.
- Next, place the mixture into a blender and blend on high until there are no strawberry pieces left.
- Strain to remove the seeds and pour the liquid into a large pitcher.
- Add the lemon juice, cold water, and some ice.
- Garnish with lemons and strawberries!