Flavor your water with strawberry and lemon! Learn how to make this refreshing Strawberry Lemon Water recipe.
It’s getting hot out and that’s a sure sign that summer is near! When temperatures go up, it’s important to stay well hydrated!
How do you stay hydrated during the summer? If you aren’t a fan of the taste of plain water, spruce up your water this summer with fresh strawberries and lemons!
Here’s a great recipe for refreshing strawberry lemon water. This recipe is so simple.
I enjoyed it so much, I’ll be making this strawberry lemon water often this summer!
Strawberry Lemon Water
What you’ll need:
- Ice Cube Tray
- Water Pitcher
- Wash and slice up your strawberries. I use this strawberry slicer anytime I need to slice strawberries!
- Cut the strawberry slices in half.
- Cut up the lemon into very small slices.
- In an ice cube tray, place one slice of lemon and two strawberry slices in each space.
- Fill ice cube tray with water and freeze until frozen.
- Place a few strawberry and lemon ice cubes in a glass and fill with water.
- Place the remainder of the strawberry and lemon ice cubes in a water pitcher.
- Serve and enjoy!
Frequently Asked Questions: Strawberry Lemon Water
Can I use frozen strawberries instead of fresh ones? Yes, frozen strawberries can be used instead of fresh ones. However, keep in mind that the texture and flavor might be slightly different compared to using fresh strawberries.
How many strawberry and lemon slices should I use per ice cube slot? You should use one slice of lemon and two slices of strawberry per ice cube slot for optimal flavor balance.
How long does it take for the ice cubes to freeze? Typically, it takes about 4-6 hours for the ice cubes to freeze completely, but it may vary depending on your freezer’s temperature settings.
Can I use a different type of citrus fruit instead of lemon? Yes, you can experiment with other citrus fruits like lime or orange to create different flavor variations.
How long can I store the strawberry and lemon ice cubes? You can store the ice cubes in an airtight container in the freezer for up to one month.
Can I add sugar or sweetener to the water for added sweetness? Yes, you can add sugar, honey, agave syrup, or any other sweetener of your choice to the water if desired. Adjust the amount according to your taste preference.
Do I need to strain the water before serving? It’s not necessary to strain the water unless you prefer to remove the fruit pieces. The fruit slices can add extra flavor and visual appeal to your drink.
Can I make this recipe without an ice cube tray? While using an ice cube tray is the recommended method for making strawberry and lemon ice cubes, you can also freeze the fruit slices individually on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper, then transfer them to a container once frozen.
Can I use sparkling water instead of still water? Yes, you can use sparkling water to add some fizziness to your strawberry lemon water for a refreshing twist.
Can I use this recipe for making a large batch of strawberry lemon water? Absolutely! Simply scale up the quantities of ingredients according to the number of servings you need, and use a larger pitcher or container to accommodate the increased volume of water and ice cubes.