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Strawberry Water Recipe


Strawberry water
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This strawberry water recipe is refreshing on a warm day and provides a nice alternative to plain water. It's so easy to make and the fruit gives each serving a burst of color, making it ideal for special occasions.

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Prep Time: 5 minutes

Steep: 6 hours

Total Time: 6 hours, 5 minutes

Yield: 1 large pitcher spa water


  • 2 pints fresh strawberries, hulled and sliced
  • or
  • 1 pint strawberries, hulled and sliced
  • 1 pint mixed berries
  • Water
  • Ice


How to make strawberry water:

Add the prepared berries to a large pitcher and fill the pitcher with water. Allow the berries to steep in the water, in the refrigerator, for 6 to 24 hours. The longer the berries steep, the stronger the flavor will be. Add ice and serve the strawberry spa water. Make sure that each serving has a few slices of berries, for added color and flavor.

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