Sparkling Raspberry Lemonade

Sparkling Raspberry Lemonade

Sparkling Raspberry Lemonade

Ingredients:

  • 1 12 oz bag frozen raspberries, thawed
  • 1 cup lemon juice, chilled
  • 1/2 cup cold water
  • 1/2 cup Granulated Sugar
  • 1 liter (33.8 oz) club soda, chilled
  • Fresh mint, ice cubes, lemon slices and fresh raspberries, for serving


Directions:

  • In a small saucepan, heat the water and  granulated sugar over medium high heat, stirring occasionally, until the sugar has completely dissolved. Remove from the heat and set aside to cool.
  • Place raspberries in a blender or food processor and pulse until puréed.
  • Use a wooden spoon to force raspberry purée through a fine mesh strainer into a bowl. Stir raspberry purée, lemon juice, and simply syrup in a large pitcher until well blended.  Pour in club soda and stir to combine.
  • Pour raspberry lemonade into glasses and add fresh raspberries and ice cubes into each glass, if desired.  Garnish with lemon slices and fresh mint.