A great way to cool down on a hot day is with frozen strawberry lemonade. This recipe is simple to make and uses just a few ingredients to whip up in no time.
My house has lovely flower beds, a nice size yard, and a great covered porch I love it but especially during springtime, it’s a lot of work. It seems like as soon as we are done mowing it needs it again and you should see my flower beds, it’s not pretty! Adding to the struggle, it’s starting to get pretty warm here in Oklahoma. After being outside for a couple of hours you really need to cool off.
One of my favorite refreshing beverages to drink after a hot day outside is lemonade. I’ve tried lemonade from several places around here and several brands and even for me many are just too sweet or don’t taste like real lemons.
I have made my own many times and it’s not hard but the last thing you want to do after a long day in the sun makes lemonade. However, if you want to give me the job of making the lemonade and you want to do my yard work I will gladly make that trade! I’ll even make it with freshly squeezed lemon juice. Feel free to leave your offers in the comments below.
How to Make Frozen Strawberry Lemonade
While plain lemonade is delicious it’s fun to mix it up sometimes. My favorite lemonade is strawberry lemonade. Again these are normally extremely sweet and full of dyes and other nasty ingredients.
You can make your own strawberry syrup for lemonade but that takes quite a bit of work. Another easier option is to make a frozen strawberry lemonade! This takes less time and effort than making from-scratch lemonade so still easy after a hard day of work.
For the recipe, I used store-bought lemonade, frozen strawberries, and no extra sugar. It’s best that you use frozen strawberries so it’s easy to keep the supplies on hand.
If you are looking for a good store-bought lemonade I highly recommend Santa Cruz Lemonade. It uses organic ingredients which is usually my preference. You can use any brand you like though or make up a fresh batch if you have some extra time.
You can switch this recipe up using different frozen fruits. Also if you want it more or less slushy, just change the amount of ice. It’s so easy to change this up to fit your tastes.
- 2 cups lemonade
- 2 cups ice
- 3/4 cup frozen strawberries
- Pour all of your ingredients into a blender.
- Blend until smooth, add more ice if desired.
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Amount Per Serving: Calories: 123Total Fat: 0gSaturated Fat: 0gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 0gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 14mgCarbohydrates: 32gFiber: 1gSugar: 28gProtein: 0g
These nutritional facts are estimated.