Blackberry Lemonade

13 Jul

Summer in your mouth from Taste of Home
Ingredients

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

Directions

  • In a large saucepan, bring 2 cups water and sugar to a boil. Boil for 2 minutes, stirring occasionally. Remove from the heat. Stir in the lemon juice, lemon peel and remaining water; cool slightly.
  • In a blender, combine 1 cup of lemon mixture and the blackberries; cover and process until blended. Strain and discard seeds. Pour blackberry mixture and remaining lemon mixture into a pitcher; stir well.  Refrigerate until chilled. Serve over ice. Yield: about 1-1/2 quarts.

Nutrition Facts: 1 serving (1 cup) equals 152 calories, trace fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 1 mg sodium, 40 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, trace protein.

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3 Responses to “Blackberry Lemonade”

  1. thoughtsappear July 13, 2010 at 9:13 am #

    I’ll have to try this out. I’m not a big fan of plain lemonade, but I had blueberry lemonade the other week and loved it.

  2. poquitoisms July 13, 2010 at 12:21 pm #

    yum – sounds awesome! i’ll have to try it….

  3. astitchintime July 16, 2010 at 11:48 am #

    This looks amazing. Can’t wait to try it. I love lemonade.

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