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Glass of Raspberry Lemonade topped with fresh raspberries and lemon slices

Raspberry Lemonade

Herbs and Flour
Cool off and refresh yourself with this simple but delicious Raspberry Lemonade. The perfect fresh and fruity drink for a hot summer day!
5 from 2 votes
Prep Time 10 mins
Total Time 10 mins
Course Drinks
Cuisine American
Servings 8 servings
Calories 159 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 1 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 1/4 cup water + 6 cups for serving
  • 1 1/4 cup raspberries
  • 1 1/2 cup lemon juice freshly squeezed (about 6-8 lemons)
  • 1-2 tablespoon grenadine syrup (optional, for colour)
  • 1/2 cup raspberries
  • 2 lemons sliced

Instructions
 

  • In a saucepan, combine sugar, 1 1/4 cups water and raspberries to create a raspberry simple syrup. Heat it over medium heat, stirring to dissolve the sugar. Simmer on low heat for 5 minutes, mashing raspberries a bit as it simmers. Remove from heat, strain using a fine mesh sieve and let cool to room temperature.
  • Add 3/4 of the raspberry simple syrup to a pitcher with the lemon juice and about 5 cups of water. Stir to combine. For a deeper red colour (and added sweetness), you can stir in some grenadine syrup (optional). Taste and adjust the lemonade by adding more syrup, water, or lemon juice as needed. Refrigerate.
  • Before serving, add the fresh raspberries and lemon slices to the pitcher.

Nutrition

Calories: 159kcalCarbohydrates: 42gProtein: 1gFat: 1gSaturated Fat: 1gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 1gSodium: 4mgPotassium: 125mgFiber: 3gSugar: 35gVitamin A: 17IUVitamin C: 39mgCalcium: 18mgIron: 1mg
Keyword homemade lemonade, lemon, raspberries, summer
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