- 2 cups water
- 1 cup sugar
- 1 cup (6 ounces) frozen and thawed peaches (preferably with no sugar added) or 2 fresh peaches, peeled and pitted
- 1 cup (6 ounces) frozen (preferably with no sugar added) and thawed or fresh strawberries
- 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice (from 1 large lemon)
- 1 teaspoon lemon zest (from1/2 large lemon)
- 1 cup sparkling water
In a small saucepan, bring the water and sugar to a boil over medium-high heat, stirring constantly, until the sugar has dissolved, 2 to 3 minutes. Set aside to cool for 20 minutes.