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  • 2 cups water
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 tablespoon grated lemon peel
  • 1 cup fresh lemon juice
  • 1 pint fresh strawberries, hulled and halved
  • 2 cups cold sparkling water or club soda
  • Ice
  • Mint sprigs, garnish
  • Whole strawberries, garnish


  • In a medium saucepan, bring the water and sugar to a boil.
  • Reduce the heat and simmer, stirring occasionally, until the sugar dissolves.
  • Add the lemon peel and lemon juice, stir, and remove from the heat.
  • Let cool completely, then strain into a clean pitcher.
  • In a blender, puree the pint of strawberries and add to the pitcher with the lemon juice.
  • Stir well to combine and refrigerate until well chilled.
  • Add the sparkling water and stir well.
  • Pour over glasses filled with ice and serve, garnished with mint and strawberries.

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