5-7cupsClub soda or sparkling water or cold waterwill vary as per taste
few mint leaves, lemon and strawberry slicesfor garnishing, optional
Make Simple Syrup - Boil water & add the sugar to it. Stir continuously to dissolve the sugar and take it off the heat. Allow this mixture to cool. Simple sugar syrup is ready.
Make Strawberry Puree - Hull the fresh strawberries (cut the green part off) & then puree them in a blender without water or sugar.
Squeeze Lemon Juice - Cut the lemons in half & squeeze the lemon juice to give about 1 cup. The number of lemons may vary based on their size and how juicy they are.
Make Strawberry Lemonade concentrate
Strain the strawberry puree and lemon juice into jug or jar. Stir in simple syrup and salt give it a good mix.
Store the concentrate in a bottle/jar sealed & refrigerate till use. Add the lemon slices to the concentrate for more citrusy flavor (optional). Can be stored for up toa week or two.
To serve strawberry lemonade
You can serve strawberry lemonade with water or with a bubbly drink like club soda or sparkling water or a mix of both.
Option 1 - Individual serving - Add some ice cubes to the serving glass followed by strawberry lemonade concentrate (approx half of your glass) & remaining half with chilled sparkling water. Give it a good mix and enjoy it!!
Optional - The lemonade is good just as is to serve but adding some mint, lemon, and strawberry slices to your strawberry lemonade makes it extra special and pretty!!
Option 2 - Big Batch - If you are making this for a large gathering then mix everything into a pitcher and serve.
Simple syrup can be made in advance and stored in the refrigerator for up to 3-4 weeks easily. Comes in really handy.
Let the sugar syrup cool completely before adding it to the strawberries and lemon juice.
Don't throw the lemon skin, slice them & add to you lemonade concentrate. Adds a nice flavor to the lemonade.
Depending on how sweet you like your lemonade adjust the sugar quantity accordingly.