Strawberry Lemonade Concentrate Canning Recipe

48 servings
45 min

How to make a strawberry lemonade concentrate canning recipe. This is a water bath canning recipe that makes about 5 pints. You then mix the concentrate with 3 parts water, so each pint makes 2 quarts of lemonade.

This uses strawberry puree for the flavor. You can use fresh or frozen berries to make this. I used freshly squeezed lemon juice, but you can also use bottled juice. I recommend not using juice from concentrate for the best flavor.

I reduced the sugar when I made it. I used 5 cups total sweetener, and I used half Splenda for baking and half sugar. It was plenty sweet, and you couldn't tell that I used Splenda at all.

When you're ready to make lemonade, combine 1 part concentrate and 3 parts water. Stir well and serve over ice.


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Strawberry Lemonade Concentrate Canning Recipe
Recipe details
  • 48  servings
  • Prep time: 30 Minutes Cook time: 15 Minutes Total time: 45 min
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Ingredients

  • 6 cups strawberries, hulled
  • 4 cups fresh lemon juice
  • 6 cups sugar
Instructions

Puree strawberries in a blender or food processor.
Put the strawberry puree in a large pan and heat over medium high heat.
Add the lemon juice and sugar and stir well. Heat to 190 degrees, but don't let it boil.
Ladle into prepared jars. Leave a 1/4 inch head space. Wipe the rims and place lids and rings on the jars.
Process for 15 minutes in a water bath.
When the time is up, turn off the heat and remove the lid from the canner. Let cool for 5 minutes. Then remove the jars with a jar lifter and set on a towel or other heat proof surface. Let sit until completely cool. Test lids. Use any unsealed jars right away or place in the fridge for up to 5 days.
Tips
  • This makes about 5 to 6 pints per batch. You can double it if you want more concentrate.
Cari
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