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blackberry mint lemonade
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Blackberry Lemonade

Even though this Blackberry Lemonade looks somewhat fancy, it is a simple and delicious drink that you'll want to make any time of the year.
Course Beverage
Cuisine American
Keyword Blackberry Lemonade
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 8 servings
Calories 128kcal
Author Lauren

Ingredients

  • 1 cup water
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 3 cups fresh blackberries
  • ¼ cup loosely packed mint leaves
  • 1 cup fresh lemon juice
  • 4 cups cold water
  • ice
  • springs of mint for garnish {optional}

Instructions

  • Pour water and sugar into a small saucepan. Bring to boil to melt all the sugar, then remove from heat. Set aside to cool. This is simple syrup.
  • Place berries and mint into the bottom of pitcher. Mash with a wooden spoon {or potato masher} to macerate.
  • Pour in lemon juice, water and cooled simple syrup. Pour over ice and serve with sprigs of mint.

Nutrition

Calories: 128kcal | Carbohydrates: 33g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 9mg | Potassium: 127mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 28g | Vitamin A: 175IU | Vitamin C: 24mg | Calcium: 24mg | Iron: 1mg