Vodka-Spiked Pink Lemonade

This pretty party cocktail is perfect for all your sunny celebrations
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Spiked Pink Lemonade

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Spike your homemade strawberry lemonade with a splash of vodka for a refreshing spring and summer cocktail.

This recipe is courtesy of What’s Gaby Cooking.

8
Servings
427
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

For the strawberry syrup

  • 3/4  Cups  strawberries
  • 1  Cup  granulated sugar
  • 2/3  Cups  water

For the lemonade

  • 6  Cups  cold water
  • 1  Cup  freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 2  Cups  vodka
  • Strawberries, for garnish
  • medium lemon, thinly sliced, for garnish
  • Ice

Directions

For the strawberry syrup

Place the strawberries, sugar, and water in a small saucepan over medium-high heat, and bring to a boil, stirring occasionally until the sugar has dissolved. Reduce the heat to low, and simmer the syrup for 10-12 minutes, until the strawberries are just starting to fall apart.

Pour the syrup through a strainer, and gently push on the strawberries to release the liquid. Let the syrup cool for about 15 minutes. Refrigerate until cold, about 30 minutes.

For the lemonade

Place the strawberry syrup in a pitcher. Add the water and lemon juice and stir to combine. Pour in the vodka, and refrigerate until ready to serve.

Serve over ice, garnished with strawberries and lemon slices.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
3g
4%
Sugar
7g
8%
Saturated Fat
1g
4%
Carbohydrate, by difference
58g
45%
Protein
6g
13%
Vitamin A, RAE
217µg
31%
Vitamin B-12
1µg
42%
Vitamin B-6
1mg
77%
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
7mg
9%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
1µg
1%
Calcium, Ca
360mg
36%
Choline, total
8mg
2%
Fiber, total dietary
4g
16%
Folate, total
137µg
34%
Iron, Fe
15mg
83%
Magnesium, Mg
55mg
17%
Manganese, Mn
1mg
56%
Niacin
8mg
57%
Pantothenic acid
1mg
20%
Phosphorus, P
161mg
23%
Riboflavin
1mg
91%
Selenium, Se
8µg
15%
Sodium, Na
309mg
21%
Thiamin
1mg
91%
Vitamin D (D2 + D3)
1µg
7%
Water
195g
7%
Zinc, Zn
1mg
13%

Lemonade Shopping Tip

Buying fruits in season when they are at the peak of their freshness make for great tasting food and can save you money.

Lemonade Cooking Tip

Don’t throw out your overripe fruit – instead blend into a smoothie or salad dressing, add to muffin batter, bake into a cobbler, or boil down with sugar and a little lemon juice to make jam.