Raspberry lemonade is perfectly refreshing and flavorful. Its the perfect thirst quenching drink for spring and summer! Mix your own one into our glass pitcher to refresh yourself and your beloved ones during these hot days!
This recipe is exactly for 6 people and will fit into any of the Clartés glass jugs.
As for the ingredients you will need:
- 3 cups of fresh raspberries
- 1/2 cup to 1 cup of sugar
- 1 cup of squeezed lemon juice
- 8 - 12 fresh mint leaves
- ice cubes
- water to fill the jug
Mortar or puree raspberries using a food processor or blender until smooth. (Add in a little water if needed).
If you do not want any seeds stuck in your teeth as Julia Roberts in Pretty Woman then squeeze raspberry puree through a fine mesh strainer to remove any pulp and seeds and pour into a glass pitcher.
Combine 1 cup of water with sugar in a small saucepan.
Cook over medium heat until the sugar is completely dissolved.
Let it cool down a bit and pour the syrup into the jug.
Pour remaining water and lemon juice into the jug. Stir together and add some cubes.
- Add full or mortared mint leaves for decoration.
Serve into tumblers over ice.
- Enjoy your refreshing summer drink with your friends or family.
TIP 1: Do you fancy fizzy drink? Substitute water with sparkling one from your local store ;-).
TIP 2: Do you want to make it more fun? Add 2 or 3 shots of plain vodka and let the party started.