Food · Recipes

Personal Strawberry Mint Lemonade

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Sometimes you just need a refreshing strawberry lemonade on a hot day. But sometimes you don’t have a whole herd of friends or an event coming up. So this recipe is for those days you want to make just enough for you, maybe for today and tomorrow 🙂

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup lemon juice (approximately 2 medium lemons)
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 6-8 frozen strawberries
  • 2 cups water
  • 4-5 mint leaves

Recipe

  1. Squeeze lemons and collect juice
  2. Put sugar and 1/2 cup water in a small pot and boil just until the sugar is no longer visible. This makes a simple syrup which can be used to sweeten many other drinks if you have leftovers
  3. Microwave frozen strawberries for 45-55 seconds until warm
  4. Mash with fork until desired chunkiness
  5. Add the lemon juice, 2 cups water, and strawberries to a mixing bowl or pitcher
  6. Stir well
  7. Add the sugar syrup to taste
  8. Throw in mint leaves and ice
  9. Serve

Tip: If you let it sit in the fridge overnight, the lemonade pickles the strawberries and the mint infuses into the lemonade adding even more flavor!

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