Blackberry Lemonade Recipe
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Blackberry Lemonade Recipe

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This is a great beverage for any summer gathering, whenever blackberries are in season—usually June and July. It has a tangy, refreshing flavor.—Rich Murray, Nevada, Missouri
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + chilling
MAKES:6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + chilling
MAKES: 6 servings

Ingredients

  • 4 cups water, divided
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon grated lemon peel
  • 1 cup blackberries
  • 1 to 2 drops blue food coloring, optional

Nutritional 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.

Directions

  1. 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.
  2. 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. Add food coloring if desired. Refrigerate until chilled. Serve in chilled glasses over ice. Yield: about 1-1/2 quarts.
Originally published as Blackberry Lemonade in Taste of Home June/July 2003, p12

Nutritional 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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Reviewed Apr. 29, 2011

"I just made half the recipe, but used the same amount of blackberries. I added it to a store bought blackberry lemonade that was tasteless! Now its yummy!"

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Reviewed Aug. 17, 2010

"Absolutely deicious. It didn't have time to chill. My family loved it. Thank you!"

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Reviewed Apr. 8, 2010

"I love the flavor combination, but will use Splenda instead of sugar to lower the calorie count."

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Reviewed Jan. 16, 2010

"Great refreshing summertime drink. Can also make from frozen blackberries in the dead of winter to shake off the wintertime blahs."

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