The summer is a wonderful time to enjoy the outdoors and have some refreshing drinks. One drink that you may want to try this summer is sparkling strawberry lemonade. This drink has all of the ingredients of your favorite lemonade, but it’s got an extra fizziness from seltzer water.
What is seltzer water?
Seltzer water is a carbonated water. It is created by forcing compressed CO_2 and nitrogen into regular tap or spring water under high pressure, which causes the drink to be effervescent
What is the difference between sparkling water and seltzer water?
There is a difference between sparkling water and seltzer water. Sparkling water is the same as seltzer, but it has a higher level of CO_2.
What are the ingredients to make strawberry lemonade with seltzer?
To make this recipe you are going to need:
Seltzer water – we used Vintage Seltzer Original but you can use your favorite seltzer.
Powder lemonade – we used Country Time Lemonade but you can use your favorite powder lemonade.
Sugar – we used white sugar but you can use your favorite type of sugar or replace it with honey.
Frozen strawberries – we recommend using a small package for this recipe, not the whole bag!
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How much does sparkling strawberry lemonade with seltzer cost?
We did our best estimate based on the prices at Walmart. Remember that prices varied and not all brands are available in every store.
We used the cheapest products we could find. Remember that you can always use Walmart pickup or delivery.
- Great Value Sodium Free Seltzer Water, 33.8 fl oz: $0.77
- Country Time Lemonade powder: $2.60
- Great Value Pure Granulated Sugar, 4 lb: $2.08
- Great Value Frozen Whole Strawberries, 16 oz. Resealable Bag: $2.00
Honestly, it doesn’t cost much to create this refreshing drink.
How do I make strawberry lemonade with seltzer?
To prepare your sparkling drink, all you need to do is mix fruit juice or powdered drink mix along with the carbonated water.
If you are using fresh fruits, give them time to soak the flavor.
It’s best if you use a seltzer with natural ingredients like Vintage Seltzer* Original since that will make your drink taste better and not too carbonated.
*According to Vintage Seltzer the “natural flavors” may an essence, extract or oil from the natural fruit that is listed on the label.
Next, refrigerate the drink until chill and serve cold.
- If you are going to use frozen strawberries with syrup, reduce the intake of sugar as this syrup will have sugar.
- If you use a bigger cup, use the entire can!
- If you use a lemon flavor seltzer, use less powder lemonade.
Remember that this is made to your personal liking. Some people like it more lemony flavored, and others like more strawberries. You can’t mess this recipe up!
- 1 1/2 cups Vintage Seltzer Original
- 2 Tablespoon of powder lemonade
- 1 Tablespoon of sugar
- 3 spoon full of frozen strawberries
- A dash of honey (optional)
Pour Vintage Seltzer into a large cup or pitcher depending on the amount you want.
Add lemonade and sugar (or honey) and mix.
Add frozen strawberry and stir.
Rerfigerate until ready to serve.
This recipe is made to your liking, so make sure you test out the amount of lemonade you want.
You can skip the sugar and use honey.
If you use frozen strawberries with syrup, then omit the sugar.
You can use fresh lemon (best thing ever!) juice for this recipe.
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Nutrition Information:Yield: 2 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 38Total Fat: 0gSaturated Fat: 0gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 0gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 3mgCarbohydrates: 10gFiber: 0gSugar: 9gProtein: 0g
These nutritional calculations might not be accurate. Please speak with a licensed nutritionist to assist you.