September 29, 2023


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Raspberry Lemonade – Sugar Spun Run

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My Raspberry Lemonade might be made with contemporary or frozen raspberries and takes simply 10 minutes to arrange. It’s extremely refreshing and excellent for sipping all summer season lengthy! Recipe features a how-to video!

Glasses of homemade raspberry lemonade garnished with fresh berries, lemon slices, and striped straws.

Refreshing Raspberry Lemonade

Pour your self a reasonably little glass of this 100% home made raspberry lemonade! Stuffed with summertime taste, at this time’s recipe is extremely easy and refreshing. We’re combining vibrant, candy, and tart raspberries with traditional home made lemonade, they usually go amazingly properly collectively. In reality, that is most likely my favourite lemonade model on the weblog!

Not like my strawberry lemonade, which will get its taste from pureed strawberries and easy syrup, we’re cooking our raspberries down at this time to make a home made raspberry syrup (to not be confused with raspberry sauce). Don’t fear, it’s very straightforward and requires just some minutes on the range.

Glasses of red colored lemonade garnished with fresh berries and lemon slices.

This lemonade could be so fairly at a picnic and even as a calming choice at a tea celebration (alongside some petit fours, in fact!). I extremely suggest having some additional raspberries for garnishing, together with some enjoyable straws.

What You Want

This raspberry lemonade requires simply 4 components, and it tastes so significantly better than the store-bought sort! Right here’s what you want:

Overhead view of ingredients including lemons, raspberries, and sugar.
  • Raspberries. Recent or frozen raspberries work equally properly right here. If in case you have contemporary, in-season berries accessible to you although, I’d positively go together with these.
  • Lemons. I discover I normally want roughly 6-7 lemons to get 1 cup of lemon juice. Bottled lemon juice can work too, however the taste simply received’t be as good. If in case you have any lemons leftover, slice them up and use them as a garnish!
  • Sugar. Granulated sugar is a part of the bottom for our raspberry syrup. See tip under in case you’d prefer to strive honey, as an alternative.
  • Water. We’ll use 1 cup to make our syrup, and the remaining will probably be added on the finish. I like to make use of chilly water to hurry up the chilling course of.

SAM’S TIP: In the event you’d like, you’ll be able to substitute an equal quantity (1 cup) of honey as an alternative of sugar and observe the recipe as indicated. Your raspberry lemonade will style extra like honey and have a extra pure taste, whereas the granulated sugar has a extra standard, candy taste. 

Keep in mind, that is simply an summary of the components I used and why. For the total recipe please scroll all the way down to the underside of the publish!

How one can Make Raspberry Lemonade

Collage of four photos showing raspberries being cooked into a syrup for lemonade.
  1. Cook dinner the raspberries, sugar, and 1 cup of water in a small saucepan over medium low warmth.
  2. Stir sometimes till the sugar dissolves and the raspberries change into juicy and crumble.
  3. Pour and press by means of a advantageous mesh strainer right into a bowl, ensuring to squeeze as a lot juice out of the seeds as you’ll be able to. Discard the seeds and pour the raspberry syrup right into a heat-proof pitcher.
  4. Str within the lemon juice and remaining water till mixed. Serve instantly over ice, or place within the fridge to sit back earlier than serving.

SAM’S TIP: I discover it best to pressure my raspberry syrup right into a bowl first, then pour it into the heat-proof pitcher. It may be difficult to pressure instantly right into a pitcher, particularly if it has a slim spout.

Overhead view of eight glasses of red raspberry lemonade garnished with lemon slices and topped with striped blue and white straws.

Often Requested Questions

Can I take advantage of a unique sort of berry?

Black raspberries would most likely work simply as properly right here, however I’m unsure about blueberries. In the event you’d prefer to make strawberry lemonade, I counsel you make my strawberry lemonade recipe–it’s a bit completely different from this one!

Can I make raspberry lemonade with bottled lemon juice?

You could possibly, however the taste will probably be significantly better with contemporary lemon juice. I extremely suggest attempting it with contemporary squeezed lemon juice a minimum of as soon as to style the distinction.

Can this recipe be doubled?

Sure! Doubling this recipe will make 16 cups or a gallon of raspberry lemonade. To do that, merely double all components within the recipe. Simply ensure you have a heat-proof pitcher large enough to retailer it earlier than you begin 😊

Single glass filled with a red beverage garnished with fresh raspberries.

Need to make a spiked model of this lemonade? Vodka could be my recommended pairing!

Get pleasure from!

Let’s bake collectively! I’ll be strolling you thru all of the steps in my written recipe and video under! In the event you do this recipe, make sure you tag me on Instagram, and you can too discover me on YouTube and Facebook

Glasses of homemade raspberry lemonade garnished with fresh berries, lemon slices, and striped straws.

Raspberry Lemonade

My raspberry lemonade might be made with contemporary or frozen raspberries and takes simply 10 minutes to arrange. It is extremely refreshing and excellent for sipping all summer season lengthy! Recipe features a how-to video!


Course: Drinks

Delicacies: American

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Cook dinner Time: 5 minutes

Whole Time: 10 minutes

Servings: 8 servings (1 cup per serving)

Energy: 118kcal

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  • Mix 1 cup (236ml) of water with raspberries and granulated sugar in a small saucepan over medium-low warmth.

    8 oz (226 g) raspberries, 1 cup (200 g) granulated sugar

  • Stir incessantly till sugar is dissolved and raspberries launch their juices (raspberries will change into very delicate and will break into items).

  • Pour by means of a advantageous mesh strainer into your pitcher (or right into a separate bowl, if it’s not straightforward to pressure instantly into pitcher). Use a spoon or spatula to press as a lot juice by means of the strainer as doable. Discard remaining seeds.

  • Add lemon juice and remaining 5 cups (1.2L) water to the pitcher. Stir properly.

    1 cup (236 ml) lemon juice

  • Serve instantly poured over ice or chill properly earlier than serving. Garnish with lemon wedges, if desired. At all times stir earlier than serving lemonade.



Retailer lined within the fridge for as much as 5 days. At all times stir earlier than serving. 


Serving: 1serving | Energy: 118kcal | Carbohydrates: 30g | Protein: 0.4g | Fats: 0.3g | Saturated Fats: 0.02g | Polyunsaturated Fats: 0.1g | Monounsaturated Fats: 0.02g | Sodium: 10mg | Potassium: 75mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 27g | Vitamin A: 11IU | Vitamin C: 19mg | Calcium: 14mg | Iron: 0.2mg

Dietary data is predicated on third-party calculations and ought to be thought-about an estimate solely. Precise dietary content material will range primarily based upon manufacturers used, measuring strategies, cooking methodology, portion sizes, and extra.

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