Holidays always mess with me. I’ve been a day behind with my mental calendar and about two days behind with work, but it’s all good because it’s summer, one day away from the weekend and I’m sharing a recipe for Homemade Strawberry Lemonade with a little boozy kick.
Since it’s incredibly hot outside, I’ve been looking for ways to chill out and create some refreshing adult beverages for our friends. I’ve been quite successful if I do say so myself.
If you know me at all, you know that I don’t drink much and that I’m pretty much the definition of, for lack of a better word – a lightweight. But I’m also addicted to those cute miniature bottles of liqueur that are readily available at my favorite market. It’s sort of a collection habit that I have. I’m always finding ways to mix them into ganache and buttercream.
A couple of weeks ago, I got a little carried away at Costco and came home with an ample supply of lemons and strawberries that started to turn on me the minute I set them onto the counter.
Luckily Brian had made plans for his work buddies to stop by for an evening of fishing, so I decided to whip up of batch Strawberry Lemonade to help them deal with 90 degree heat. And as a little bonus I added in some vodka which paired perfectly with the sweet and sour flavor of the Strawberry Lemonade.
If you aren’t much of drinker, no worries, this Homemade Strawberry Lemonade is perfectly refreshing and delicious sans the vodka. And you can totally get creative and experiment with different fruit. I’ve made this recipe using raspberries and imagine that it would be pretty awesome with blueberries as well! So have fun and stay cool!
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