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Tall glasses with a strawberry lemonade cocktail in them. Red and white striped straw, garnished with strawberries and lemons

Sparkling Hard Strawberry Lemonade

  • Author: Kyndra Holley
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Total Time: 10 minutes
  • Yield: 1 cocktail 1x
  • Diet: Gluten Free


This Sparkling Hard Strawberry Lemonade is ultra refreshing and so simple to make. Perfect for a hot summers day, or for entertaining friends. With only 5 ingredients and less than 10 minutes of your time, you can be sipping on this light and fruity low carb cocktail recipe. 


  • 2 ounces vodka
  • 2 lemon wedges
  • 4 strawberries, hulled and quartered
  • 2 ounces sweet and sour (see notes below)
  • 3 to 4 ounces club soda


  1. Fill a cocktail glass with ice.
  2. Put the vodka, lemon wedges, and strawberries into a cocktail shaker. Muddle until the fruits are smashed and have released their juices. 
  3. Add the sweet and sour to the mix and stir. Pour the contents of the cocktail shaker into the ice-filled glass. Top with the club soda and stir gently.


  • Switch up the liquor: This cocktail is also delicious made with rum, gin, bourbon, or even tequila 
  • Make it low carb: You can make this a low carb cocktail by replacing the sweet and sour with a low carb powdered sweetener like monk fruit or erythritol. Start with 2 teaspoons, taste, and add more until you reach your desired sweetness. 
  • Homemade Sweet and Sour: You can make your own sweet and sour by mixing equals parts of lemon juice, lime juice, sugar, and water. To make a low carb sweet and sour, simply replace the sugar with the low carb sweetener of your choice.
  • Category: Cocktail Recipes
  • Method: Mixed
  • Cuisine: American


  • Calories: 199
  • Fat: 0.2g
  • Carbohydrates: 17g
  • Fiber: 1.4g
  • Protein: 0.5g

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