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Wednesday, March 21, 2012

Springtime strawberry Lemonade



 INGREDIENTS
  • Ripe Strawberries,hulled and sliced - 2 cups
  • Fresh Lemon juice - 1&1/2 cups
  • Lemon  zest  - from 1 lemon
  • Water - 1/2 cup
  • Salt to taste
  • Simple syrup - 1 cup (1/2 cup water + 1/2 cup white sugar)


PREPARATION
  • Cut the strawberries and put into the saucepan. Add 1/2 cup of water ,lemon zest and lemon juice to the strawberries and bring it to boil.
  • Cook until strawberries are soft. Allow it to cool.
  • Blend the cooked strawberries and filter it using cheese cloth . Blend the remaining pulp once again using some water and filter it again.Now discard the remaining pulp.
  • For syrup,combine sugar and water in another saucepan and heat until the sugar completely dissolves and comes to boil.At this point add filtered juice and salt. Cook for a minute and turn off the flame.
  • Transfer the hot juice into one  bowl and allow it to cool.
  • This hot  concentrated juice mix when cooled can be stored in refrigerator for about 3 to 4 days. 
  • To make a drink,combine 1/4 glass of concentrated juice mix with 3/4 glass of cold water or soda.
  • Enjoy the strawberry squash with lemon wedges or some ice on top.

19 comments:

  1. wow..that looks so refreshing and tempting...loved it...:)

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  2. Pretty & refreshing drink!! Perfect for the season :)

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  3. delicious and refreshing... bookmarked..

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  4. Wow thunder quencher for this summer. Looks yummy.

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  6. colourful refreshing squash....first time here..lovley space...

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  7. Hi Pranjali, Thanks for dropping in and helping me explore yours. A sparkling mocktail to beat the summers.


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  8. It so refreshing - just looking at it !

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  9. Hello Pranjali, thanks a lot for visiting my blog and leaving a nice comment! Loved your blog too and since it's summer now, I just love this refreshing recipe with strawberry...all the best!

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  10. very refreshing and delicious strawberry drink..wonderful clicks..
    Anjana

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  11. Thanks for visiting my blog. U have a nice space here and this drink looks so wonderfully tasty... love strawberries...

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  12. hi pranjali,
    thanks for visiting my blog and appreciating it!! Your blog is also awesome..keep up the good work!! Happy blogging!!

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  13. hi pranjali, thanks a lot for visiting my blog and appreciating it..your blog is also awesome..keep up the good work!! Happy blogging!!

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  14. nice refreshing drink .Summer time spl.

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  15. gorgeous color..great pictures..easy recipe and delish result!

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  16. yummy drink.....looks great.vl try this.
    Maha

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