q Berry Lemonade – Reciprocity

Berry Lemonade


  • 8 cup(s) cold water
  • 2 cup(s) sugar
  • 3 cup(s) (from 15 to 16 medium lemons) fresh lemon juice
  • 3 strip(s) (3 inches by 1 inch each) lemon peel
  • 1 cup(s) raspberries
  • 1 cup(s) blackberries
  • Ice cubes
  • Seltzer or club soda


Prepare sugar syrup: In 4-quart saucepan, heat 4 cups water with sugar and lemon peel to boiling over high heat, stirring occasionally. Cover saucepan and boil 3 minutes. Remove saucepan from heat.
Meanwhile, in food processor, pulse berries until pureed. Pour into medium-mesh sieve set over large bowl and press berry mixture with back of spoon to remove seeds; discard seeds.
Remove peel from syrup; stir syrup into berry puree with lemon juice and remaining 4 cups water. Makes 13 cups. Pour into large pitcher with tight-fitting lid. Cover and refrigerate until cold, at least 3 hours or up to 2 days. Serve over ice. Add seltzer to taste; garnish with berries and lemon slices.

Notes:  http://www.delish.com/recipefinder/berry-lemonade

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Meagan Hinson

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