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Strawberry Balsamic Lemonade

Strawberry Balsamic Lemonade

Cool off this summer with a new strawberry lemonade recipe! Balsamic vinegar adds an unexpected layer of flavor to this strawberry lemonade recipe without being over powering!

Course Drinks
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Author Heather H. of Kitchen Concoctions: www.kitchen-concoctions.com


  • 1 pint strawberries, hulled and halved
  • 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 6 cups water
  • 1 ½ cups lemon juice
  • --
  • For serving:
  • Lemon slices
  • Fresh strawberries
  • Ice


  1. In a large sauce pot combine the sugar and 1 cup of water. Cook, stirring constantly, over medium heat until the sugar dissolves. Set aside to cool slightly.

  2. Place strawberries and cooled simple syrup in blender and blend until smooth. Place a fine mesh strainer over a large pitcher and pour strawberry puree through the strainer.

  3. To the strawberry mixture in the pitcher, stir in the lemon juice and the remaining 5 cups of water.

  4. Chill lemonade in refrigerator until cold or pour over ice and serve. Serve garnished with fresh strawberries and lemon slices, if desired.
  5. Lemonade will keep for about a week if stored in the refrigerator.

Recipe Notes

Recipe adapted from Rachael Ray's Look + Cook