2 cups fresh strawberries
1/2 cup water
1/2 cup granulated sugar
1 cup freshly squeezed lemon juice
1 medium cucumber, sliced
1/2 cup Aunt Sue’s Honey, or more to taste
Sparkling water or club soda
Lime wedges, fresh mint and strawberries to garnish
In a blender, blend the fresh strawberries until smooth.
Pass the puree through a fine sieve and collect strawberry liquid into a medium bowl.
In a large pitcher, whisk together the water, sugar and lime juice until sugar dissolves.
Add in the strawberry mixture, cucumbers, ice and liquid sweetener. Top with about a liter of sparkling water or club soda.
Mix well and add sweetener to taste.
Serve with garnishes and enjoy immediately.