Drinks

Blackberry Lemonade


Posted: July 22

Time: 20 minutes

Yield: 8 servings

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Blackberries add a sweetness to tart lemonade in this Blackberry Lemonade. The blackberries are cooked down with water and sugar until they form a syrup-like consistency. Then it’s strained and mixed in with homemade lemonade. You’ll never go back to powdered mixes after trying Blackberry Lemonade! .


Ingredients

4 cups water, divided
1 cup sugar
1 cup lemon juice
1 tablespoon lemon zest, grated
1 cup blackberries

Directions

Step 1

Bring 2 cups of water and sugar to a boil in a large saucepan on the stove-top.

Step 2

Boil for 2 minutes, stirring occasionally, then remove from heat.

Step 3

Stir in the lemon juice, zest, and remaining water. Cool slightly.

Step 4

Combine 1 cup of the lemon mixture and blackberries.

Step 5

Cover and process until blended.

Step 6

Strain and then discard seeds. Pour the blackberry mixture and lemon mixture into a pitcher. Stir well.

Step 7

Refrigerate until chilled.

Step 8

Serve in chilled glasses over ice!


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