I am sure you have not tried this strawberry lemonade recipe before. But once you try the taste of strawberry lemonade, you will become a fan of it. Up till now, I have tried different types of lemonade recipes at home but this lemonade has some unique flavor.

strawberry lemonade

Although you may have tried different artificial lemonades which are crystal-like clear. The taste of such summer drinks may be good but these are not healthy. These homemade lemonades like strawberry lemonade, are so fresh and healthy. This lemonade needs very simple ingredients that are surely present in your kitchen. You can also try peach lemonade and apricot lemonade.

Ingredients for strawberry lemonade:

You can make perfect and delicious strawberry lemonade with just four ingredients.


To get the best flavor of this non-alcoholic drink, take ripe and fresh strawberries. But if fresh strawberries are not available you can opt for frozen strawberries.


Lemons are the ingredients that give this recipe the name “lemonade” and are responsible for the tangy flavor of the drink. Use fresh lemons to squeeze the juice.

Granulated sugar:

It is added to give sweetness and lessen the tartness of lemon juice. But you can replace sugar with other sweeteners like agave or honey.


It is the base of this lemon drink. Take cold water to get chilled lemonade.

Ice cubes:

If you want more chilled lemonade, then use ice cubes.

Method to make strawberry lemonade:

  1. First, take the strawberries and wash them. Then make small chops of strawberries and put them in a blender. Blend the strawberry pieces to get a soft puree.
  2. Strain the puree by using a fine mesh strainer and put the puree aside in a bowl.
  3. Then take a pan and add two cups of water and sugar in it. Keep the pan over medium flame and stir to get simple syrup. Then remove the pan from the stove and allow the syrup to cool at room temperature.
  4. Extract the fresh lemon juice in a separate bowl.
  5. Add pureed strawberries, lemon juice, simple syrup, and cold water in a jug. Stir all the ingredients to get yummy strawberry lemonade.

Serving the strawberry lemonade:

To serve this amazing summer drink, take fancy glasses and add ice cubes to them. Then pour the prepared strawberry lemonade in each glass to enjoy it.

On the edge of each glass hang the piece of strawberry to make the glasses more appealing.

Variations of strawberry lemonade:

  • If there is no availability of fresh strawberries, you can take frozen strawberries too. But there will be some alteration in the taste of fresh strawberries and frozen ones.
  • Always take fresh lemon juice to get the best flavor of strawberry lemonade. Store-bought lemon juice will give some bitter taste to lemonade.
  • You can also replace soda water in place of plain water to make sparkling strawberry lemonade.
  • You can also make the taste of sparkling lemonade more complex and refreshing by adding some mint leaves in the blender with strawberries.
  • But if you want to add just a touch of mint flavor, then bruise the leaves in your hands and stir into the lemonade.
  • You can use another substitute of sugar like honey, maple syrup paste of dates, etc.


What is the difference between strawberry lemonade and pink lemonade?

Both strawberry lemonade and pink lemonade have lemon flavors and similar colors. But in pink lemonade color and taste is due to the amazing fruit strawberries while in pink lemonade pink dye adds color to this drink.

Can we freeze the leftover strawberry lemonade?

No, if you store the prepared strawberry lemonade, its taste will change after some hours. But you can store the puree made of strawberries in a sealed container. Keep the container in a freezer to store it for one month.

Can we use lime juice instead of lemon juice in strawberry lemonade?

Yes, you can add lime juice, if do not want to use lemon juice. But that will give you a slightly different taste and named strawberry limeade.

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