Sparkling Fresh Pink Lemonade

Sparkling Pink Lemonade
Fresh homemade lemonade with a lovely pink color from German strawberry preserves and the bubbles of German sparkling water.
Course Beverages
Servings 8

Ingredients

  • juice of 5 fresh lemons
  • 3/4 cup sugar or more to taste
  • 1/4 cup Zentis Strawberry Preserves heated gently
  • 1 33-oz bottle chilled Gerolsteiner or Apollinaris sparkling mineral water
  • 2 cups ice cubes
  • 3 fresh lemons sliced thin
  • fresh mint sprigs for garnish
  • fresh strawberries for garnish optional

Instructions

  • In a 2-quart pitcher, whisk together the juice of 5 lemons, sugar and warm preserves.
  • Pour in sparkling water and ice. Stir in lemon slices.
  • Serve ice cold garnished with fresh mint.
Recipe courtesy of Chef Faith Alahverdian, Executive Chef, Shoprite Culinary Workshop

Notes

If you prefer sweeter lemonade, add more sugar.