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Homemade Strawberry Nectar

Homemade Strawberry Nectar

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PURPLECAT7

They don't sell Strawberry Nectar in my town, so I make my own. The apple juice is for sweetness. Be careful: not all brands have a good aftertaste even frozen. Fresh juiced apple is better. Thawed frozen strawberries may be used when fresh is not available. Be sure to use unsweetened ones.

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Nutrition

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  • Calories:
  • 32 kcal
  • 2%
  • Fat:
  • 0.2 g
  • < 1%
  • Carbs:
  • 7.7g
  • 2%
  • Protein:
  • 0.5 g
  • 1%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 1 mg
  • < 1%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

Directions

  1. Combine the strawberries and apple juice in a blender or food processor. Puree until smooth, then blend in water to your desired thickness.
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Reviews

SHELAGH420
14
6/23/2008

This was a great way to use my fresh-picked strawberries! The nectar keeps well in a pitcher in the fridge. Whenever I feel like having a tasty drink, I pour some nectar over ice and top the glass off with gingerale---yum!

Pam-3BoysMama
5
4/27/2011

This is a good way to use up strawberries. I had to add Splenda to this, however, as it really wasn't sweet at all. I also ended up pouring mine back into the blender and blending it with some crushed ice to chill it. I suppose if you started with chilled ingredients, the finished product might be cold. Keep this in mind, as this type of beverage tastes better cold (at least in my opinion.)

House of Aqua
1
10/13/2014

I made this with apple cider. I like the suggestion of also adding ginger ale!