Strawberry Lemonade is made with just 5 ingredients and ready in minutes! It makes a refreshing drink perfect to serve all summer long!

A delicious Strawberry Lemonade that's so easy and refreshing! Made from strawberries, lemons and simple syrup, it's perfect to enjoy all spring and summer! // addapinch.com

Spring and summer always have me craving this Strawberry Lemonade! So refreshing, delicious, and the perfect little blend of sweet and tart, this lemonade is perfect for serving at parties, showers or a relaxing day at home. The beauty of the fresh red strawberries in this lemonade make it extra special. But yet it’s just so easy!

Strawberry Lemonade Recipe

Made with just 5 simple ingredients, plus water, this is one drink that you’ll turn to time and again!

A delicious Strawberry Lemonade that's so easy and refreshing! Made from strawberries, lemons and simple syrup, it's perfect to enjoy all spring and summer! // addapinch.com

How to Make Strawberry Lemonade

To start, you’ll add your sugar to a pitcher and then pour in your hot water. Stir until the sugar has dissolved and then allow to cool.

Next, add your hulled strawberries to your blender and blend to puree.

A delicious Strawberry Lemonade that's so easy and refreshing! Made from strawberries, lemons and simple syrup, it's perfect to enjoy all spring and summer! // addapinch.com

Add your strawberry puree and lemon juice to the pitcher and stir to combine. Serve immediately or store in the refrigerator to serve later.

When ready to serve, add fresh lemon and strawberry slices and ice.

A delicious Strawberry Lemonade that's so easy and refreshing! Made from strawberries, lemons and simple syrup, it's perfect to enjoy all spring and summer! // addapinch.com

 

Can I Use an Alternative Sweetener or Make it Without Sugar?

Absolutely! If you are watching your sugar intake, you can easily reduce the amount of sugar in both the lemonade and strawberry syrup to your preference as well.

You can also replace the sugar with your favorite sugar substitute or honey, if you prefer. The honey will add even another layer of flavor!

If you can find lavender honey, it absolutely is scrumptious in this lemonade.

 

A delicious Strawberry Lemonade that's so easy and refreshing! Made from strawberries, lemons and simple syrup, it's perfect to enjoy all spring and summer! // addapinch.com

Perfect Sip for Parties

Since the weather here in the South has decided that spring is going to be a hot one this year, this refreshing lemonade is just the thing to help celebrate any day!

It’s also beautiful to serve when entertaining or for showers and luncheons. It is so light and refreshing and everyone loves it! Especially those who love strawberries!

More Refreshing Beverages

I love having special, satisfying cold drinks on hand for my family and friends. Here are a few more that I make often and think you’ll enjoy too!

  • Peach Tea – Southern sipping at it’s finest!
  • Perfect Cold Brew Coffee – Perfect on a hot day for the coffee lover!
  • Frappuccino – Cool coffee drink even better than the coffee house version!
  • Fresh Lemonade – Fresh lemons make this a classic summer refresher and base to this recipe too!
  • Shower Punch – Great to celebrate and so beautiful in a punch bowl!

A delicious Strawberry Lemonade that's so easy and refreshing! Made from strawberries, lemons and simple syrup, it's perfect to enjoy all spring and summer! // addapinch.com

Here’s my strawberry lemonade recipe. I hope you find it as refreshing as my family and friends do!

A delicious Strawberry Lemonade that's so easy and refreshing! Made from strawberries, lemons and simple syrup, it's perfect to enjoy all spring and summer! // addapinch.com

Strawberry Lemonade Recipe

Strawberry Lemonade is made with just 5 ingredients and ready in minutes! It makes a refreshing drink perfect for everyday and when entertaining, showers and tailgating.
5 from 4 votes

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Print Recipe

Prep Time10 mins
Total Time10 mins
Servings: 8 servings
Course Drinks
Calories: 180kcal
Cuisine American
Author: Robyn Stone | Add a Pinch

Ingredients

  • 2 cups granulated sugar
  • 1 cup hot water
  • 2 1/2 cups strawberry puree (about 1 pint fresh strawberries, hulled)
  • 2 cups fresh lemon juice
  • 5 cups cold water

Optional garnish

  • lemon slices
  • strawberry slices
  • mint

Instructions

  • Add sugar to a gallon pitcher and pour hot water over sugar, stirring to dissolve. Add strawberries to a blender or food processor and puree. Add the strawberry puree, fresh lemon juice, and cold water to the pitcher. Stir until well-combined. Refrigerate until ready to serve. When ready to serve, add ice, fresh lemon slices, fresh strawberry slices, and/ or mint, if desired. Keep refrigerated.

Notes

Strawberry lemonade will keep in the refrigerator for up to 3 days without the fresh fruit or mint added to the liquid. 
Kid-Friendly Version:
If your children do not enjoy the pulp of strawberries, strain the strawberry puree through a fine mesh strainer before adding to the pitcher. 

Nutrition Information

Calories: 180kcal | Carbohydrates: 40g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g
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Enjoy!
Robyn xo

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17 Comments Leave a comment or review

  1. Ever since you posted this, my 14 year old daughter has been begging for me to make it. I have it all ready, she will be home in an hour!!!! Very excited!

      1. All four of my kids loved it (some added 7up to spritz it up….they just like soda ha!), and my 14 year old thought it was pretty cool that you said HI! Funny 🙂

  2. This sounds fantastic, can’t wait to try. Have you tried this with any sugar substitutes and if so, which ones did you like best? Also you mentioned that if you can find lavender honey, it absolutely is scrumptious in this lemonade. How much honey did you use? Thank you so much for this tasty sounding recipe. Love, Love, Love strawberries and lemonade together.

  3. Hi Robyn! I was just talking to a lady yesterday that has a strawberry farm near me. We were excited about the soon to be strawberries we will be enjoying. I always buy a big ole bunch of berries and can’t eat them fast enough. This will be something to try and use up those delicious berries. I have no doubt this will be a 5-star drink! You know I’m Pinning it! 🙂

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