Strawberry Mint Lemonade

This recipe is for a strawberry mint lemonade simple syrup which is a concentrated syrup that can be stored in the refrigerator until you are ready to make a lemonade drink.

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When you are ready to make your lemonade, dilute the lemonade syrup with water, club soda, or sparkling mineral water for a refreshing strawberry and mint flavored lemonade drink.

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Strawberry Mint Lemonade Syrup:

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups sugar
  • 2 cups water
  • 2 cups fresh squeezed lemon juice
  • 2 cups chopped strawberries
  • 1 cup mint leaves – about 40 mint leaves

Directions:

In a saucepan add water and sugar and bring to a slow simmer on low heat until all the sugar is dissolved.  Let the sugar syrup cool to room temperature.

In a blender puree strawberries and mint together to form a thick sauce.

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Add lemon juice and strawberry mint puree to the cooled sugar water and stir together.  Strawberry Mint Lemonade Syrup is ready.  Transfer to a sterilized bottle to use later.

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When you are ready to have strawberry mint lemonade, dilute the syrup with water or sparkling mineral water according to your taste. Add ice cubes and serve with garnish of mint leaves and a few strawberry slices.

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