Strawberry Lemonade with Blueberry Ice Cubes

Strawberry Lemonade with Blueberry Ice Cubes

5 ounces of fresh lemon juice (juice from about 4 ½ lemons)

1 1/2 cups simple syrup, cooled (recipe below)

4 cups water

pinch of salt

strawberry puree (recipe below)

blueberry ice cubes (recipe below)

  1. Combine lemon juice, simple syrup, water and salt into a large pitcher. Stir and place the lemonade in the fridge to chill.
  2. Fill each glass with 2 tablespoons of strawberry puree and blueberry ice cubes.
  3. Pour lemonade into each glass and stir. Serve immediately.

for the simple syrup

Combine 1 cup of sugar and 1 cup of water in a saucepan. Heat through and stir until sugar has dissolved.

for the strawberry puree

16 ounces strawberries, leafy ends removed

2 tablespoons simple syrup

  1. Cut the strawberries in half.
  2. Place the ingredients into a food processor and puree until the fruit is a smooth, soup-like consistency.
  3. Place in the fridge and chill before using.

for the blueberry ice cubes

Place 2-4 blueberries in each compartment of an ice cube tray. Fill the tray with water and place in the freezer. Freeze for 24 hours or until solid.

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