Abby & More: Sparkling Strawberry Lemonade

    Everybody is enjoying the outdoors during this time of the year.

    Are you looking for a yummy drink to serve your family?

    Today, TLG is providing you with a summertime drink that your family will love. This is perfect for celebrating Memorial Day this weekend.

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    Sparkling Strawberry Lemonade

    Ingredients:

    • 2 cups of water
    • 1 cup of sugar
    • 1 tablespoon of grated lemon peel
    • 1 cup of fresh lemon juice
    • 1 pint of fresh strawberries, hulled and halved
    • 2 cups of cold sparkling water or club soda
    • Ice
    • Mint sprigs, garnish
    • Whole strawberries, garnish

    Instructions:

    1. In a medium saucepan, add the water and sugar and bring to a boil. Reduce the heat and simmer, stir occasionally until the sugar dissolves. Add the lemon peel and lemon juice, stir and remove from heat. Let cool completely and strain into a clean pitcher.
    2. In a blender, puree the pint of strawberries and add to the pitcher. Stir well and refrigerate until well chilled.
    3. Add the sparkling water or club soda and stir well. Pour into glasses with ice. Serve garnished with mint and strawberries.

     

    This idea, ingredients and instructions were found on: http://what2cook.net/2013/05/25/sparkling-strawberry-lemonade/

     

    Check out our Pinterest board, Summer Time Musts, for more ideas and information.

    https://www.pinterest.com/thelestergr0175/summer-time-musts/

     

    Written by: Abby Hendricks

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