Family Recipes

Rock Your Next Lemonade Stand with Strawberry Lemonade

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strawberry lemonade drink

Strawberry Lemonade
Fresh summer strawberries provide a refreshing twist when making pink lemonade. Kids will love to serve this delicious recipe at their next lemonade stand!

Makes 2 quarts (8 cups)


  • 1½ cups fresh strawberries
  • 1½ cups freshly squeezed lemon juice (5 to 7 lemons)
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 5 cups cold water


  • Remove strawberry stems, and then cut each berry in half.
  • With an adult’s help, puree the strawberries in a blender or mini prep food processor until it’s completely smooth.
  • Pour the strawberry puree through a fine-mesh strainer (to remove the seeds) into a pitcher.
  • Whisk in lemon juice and sugar until all the sugar is dissolved.
  • Pour in the water and whisk until it’s all mixed together.

From The Lemonade Stand Cookbook: Step-by-Step Recipes and Crafts for Kids to Make--and Sell!, by Kathy Strahs (Burnt Cheese Press, 2017). Reprinted with permission.

Published June 2017