Strawberries

Strawberry Lemonade

The recipe can be made in large batches and frozen for your own ready-to-use concentrate. Have fun with the flavours and experiment with different fruit and honeys.

zest of 5 to 6 large lemons
250 ml freshly squeezed lemon juice (5 to 6 lemons)
250 ml honey
2 cups strawberries, chopped

  1. Zest the lemons before juicing them.
  2. In a blender, puree together the lemon juice, honey and strawberries.
  3. Add the lemon zest and plus a couple of times (you don’t want to break it down too much).
  4. Bottle and keep in the fridge several days, or freeze in 1/2 cup portions.

To make lemonade, use 3 to 4 tbsp of concentrate per 8 oz of water, or to your taste.

Tips / Variations

  • Works with liquid or creamed honey. If you like a sweeter lemonade, use more honey.
  • No strawberries? No problem. Use our Strawberry Honey for a subtle strawberry lemonade.
  • Skip the fruit altogether for simple lemonade concentrate.
  • Use other citrus fruit to make different concentrates: lime, grapefruit, orange, Meyer lemon, tangerine, etc.

Recipe and image copyright ElaineWilson.com, used with permission.

 

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Elaine Wilson

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