Strawberry Lemonade

This homemade strawberry lemonade is made with just 4 ingredients! Fresh strawberries, lemon juice, water, and lightly sweetened with a touch of honey. So refreshing and wonderfully delicious!

Two glasses of strawberry lemonade in mason jar glasses with a paper straw and a lemon wheel garnish next to a container of honey, two strawberries, and two lemons

This Strawberry Lemonade is sure to please family and friends.

It's a homemade lemonade recipe made with just four ingredients; strawberries, fresh squeezed lemons, water, and honey.

Warmer weather calls for cool and refreshing drinks - ones that not only quench the thirst but cool you down with sweet citrusy flavors.

One of my favorite drinks of summer is fresh squeezed lemonade and there's no better lemonade recipe than this homemade lemonade made with fresh strawberries.

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Close up of two lemon halves and whole lemons behind them out of focus

A few simple ingredients make this lemonade a refreshing beverage and when you add in puréed strawberries, this strawberry lemonade becomes something really special.

Close up of three strawberries on a cloth with a strainer of strawberries behind them

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This fresh strawberry lemonade recipe was inspired by a lemonade I enjoyed in Panama City Beach, Florida.

This fresh squeezed lemonade quenched my thirst like nothing else could.

Two glasses of strawberry lemonade in mason jar glasses with a paper straw and lemon wheel garnish with a bowl of strawberries in the background

Homemade Lemonade

When I make up a batch of fresh squeezed lemonade, I rarely add sugar. I use honey instead.

The honey mixes easily with water and gives lemonade the perfect amount of sweetness.

How To Make Strawberry Lemonade

I use an entire pound of fresh strawberries in this lemonade recipe.

Just trim the strawberries, cut them in half and toss them into a blender.

You will likely need to add a little liquid to the strawberries so they can move around a little in the blender. Usually 1/2 cup is the perfect amount.

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Strawberry puree in a one liter mixing bowl with a strainer

Pour the strawberry purée through a fine mesh strainer. By forcing the purée through the tiny holes of the strainer, the seeds get left behind.

After you've got your strawberries strained, stir together the lemon juice, water, honey, and strawberry purée and pour the lemonade into a tall glass over ice.

This strawberry lemonade will keep well in the refrigerator for a few days.

Two glasses of strawberry lemonade in mason jar glasses with a paper straw and lemon wheel garnish with a bowl of strawberries in the background

Simple ingredients, no artificial flavors or colors - healthy, fresh, and flavorful!  I'm sure you'll love this healthy strawberry lemonade recipe as much as we do.

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Strawberry Lemonade Recipe

Strawberry Lemonade With Honey

Homemade Strawberry Lemonade made with fresh strawberries, lemon juice and naturally sweetened with honey...
Course: Drinks
Author: Joanie Zisk

Ingredients

  • 1 pound strawberries , rinsed, trimmed and sliced in half
  • 1 cup freshly squeezed lemon juice (this was 7-8 of my own lemons)
  • 5 cups water
  • 3/4 cup honey (to taste)

Instructions

  • Add the strawberries and 1/2 cup of lemon juice to a blender. Blend on high for a minute or until smooth.
  • Force the strawberry puree through a fine mesh strainer into a bowl to remove seeds.
  • Stir together the puree, remaining lemon juice, water and honey in a large pitcher.
  • Serve over ice.

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25 thoughts on “Strawberry Lemonade”

  1. Rachel @ Simple Seasonal

    This looks so refreshing! From where I sit it has been an unbelievably hot and muggy day. These really would have hit the spot!

  2. Denise | Sweet Peas & Saffron

    I love the looks of this lemonade! So refreshing, and I love that you used honey to healthify it 🙂

  3. Sara @ Bitz & Giggles

    I love that you used honey to sweeten up this lemonade! And I love the fresh strawberries! YUM!

  4. Kate @ Diethood

    5 stars
    It’s been rainy and blah around here, too, BUT I would take this gorgeous drink in the dead of winter!

  5. Chrisy @ Homemade Hooplah

    5 stars
    I’m excited to try this! I’ve only recently embraced honey as a substitute for sugar and love the new twist on old favorites. This will be perfect now that the weather is warming up.

  6. Alisa - Go Dairy Free

    This is the recipe I’ve been looking for Joanie! So simple, but no one seems to use honey for lemonade and with fresh strawberries! Pinned!

  7. I love strawberry everything. Your mouthwatering photos have me thinking of going to a u-pick strawberry farm nearby!

    1. Thank you, Kathy. I can’t wait until my daughter gets out of school so we can go blueberry and strawberry picking. I love sweet strawberries this time of year.

  8. Kristen @ A Mind Full Mom

    I am in love with this!! I am all about using natural sweeteners, so this is perfect.

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