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Thirst-quenching strawberry agua fresca sweetened with honey

Strawberry Agua Fresca with Blackberries

A super refreshing strawberry agua fresca with blackberries. Serve with lots of ice on a hot summers day!
Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 5 1/2 cups
Author Gerry Speirs


  • 1 1/2 pounds strawberries
  • 1 cup blackberries
  • 5 cups cold water
  • 1/4 cup plus two tablespoons honey


  • Cut the green leaves from the strawberries and rinse under cold water.
  • Pat the strawberries dry with a paper towel.
  • Place the strawberries in a blender with the blackberries.
  • Add the water and blend on high until completely pureed.
  • Pour some of the mixture through a sieve into a medium bowl and start to push the liquid through with a spatula.
  • Discard the leftover puree and repeat the process until all of the liquid from the blender has been passed through the sieve.
  • Add the honey to the strawberry mixture and whisk to dissolve.
  • Taste and add more honey if desired.
  • Serve at once over ice or store covered in the refrigerator until ready to use. Can be made a day ahead.