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Make this delicious and simple homemade Blackberry Raspberry Lemonade using a few ingredients. #lemonade #recipes
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Blackberry Raspberry Lemonade

Wild black raspberries grew up the entire length of the driveway, intertwined into a stone wall my grandfather had laid on our farm, all the way to our pig barn. We picked them often during the summer and froze them. I love growing some of our own berries to use in desserts, jams and specialty drinks like this one.
Course Drinks, Summer Grilling
Cuisine American, Southern
Keyword blackberry raspberry lemonade, raspberry lemonade, raspberry lemonade recipe
Prep Time 20 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 8 people
Calories 360kcal

Ingredients

Blackberry Raspberry Lemonade

  • 2 cups fresh lemon juice
  • 3 cups granulated sugar
  • 3 cups water
  • 1 pint blackberries
  • 1 pint raspberries
  • Ice cubes
  • Fresh mint for garnish

Instructions

Blackberry Raspberry Lemonade

  • In a medium saucepan over low to medium heat, soften the blackberries and raspberries with about 1/2 cup of water. Cook them until they are very soft. Use a hand food mill or a fine mesh strainer to separate the juices and seeds. Let the fruit juice cool, and discard the seeds and skins.
  • In a medium saucepan, dissolve the sugar in the water, making a simple syrup.
  • Pour the simple syrup, lemon juice, blackberry and raspberry puree into a 1-gallon pouring pitcher.

Nutrition

Calories: 360kcal | Carbohydrates: 92g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 7mg | Potassium: 248mg | Fiber: 7g | Sugar: 82g | Vitamin A: 146IU | Vitamin C: 52mg | Calcium: 38mg | Iron: 1mg