How To Make Blackberry Lemonade

This blackberry lemonade screams Summer! Made with fresh, ripe juicy blackberries and freshly squeezed lemon juice, this Summer fresh drink is sure to hit the spot. How to make blackberry lemonade? It is easier than you might think. 

Make up a big pitcher of it and serve it to your guests at your next BBQ – add a splash or two of Vodka to it and you have a refreshing adult cocktail. 

Summer Fresh Blackberry Lemonade

How To Make Blackberry Lemonade

What you will need:

  • 1 1/4 cup freshly squeezed lemon juice – about 5 whole lemons
  • 1 cup of sugar (you can add more if you like it more sweet)
  • 1 cup fresh ripe blackberries
  • 6 cups of water; divided

In a small sauce pan, add the sugar and 1 cup of water. Bring to a boil and allow the sugar to dissolve. Set aside to cool.

Place blackberries in a blender, add the lemon juice and blend until smooth. Strain mixture through a sieve to remove the seeds *This is optional

Add the blackberry lemon mixture to a large pitcher, add in the simple syrup and top off with the remaining water. Stir and chill.

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Serve over ice with a slice of lemon for a great mocktail – or try adding a couple of ounces of premium Vodka to it for a great adult drink.

Enjoy!

Summer Fresh Blackberry Lemonade

Summer Fresh Blackberry Lemonade
Yields 6
Fresh ripe blackberries, paired with tart freshly squeezed lemon juice. A refreshing Summer time drink.
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Cook Time
10 min
Cook Time
10 min
Ingredients
  1. 1 1/4 cup freshly squeezed lemon juice - about 5 whole lemons
  2. 1 cup of sugar (you can add more if you like it more sweet)
  3. 1 cup fresh ripe blackberries
  4. 6 cups of water; divided
Instructions
  1. In a small sauce pan, add the sugar and 1 cup of water. Bring to a boil and allow the sugar to dissolve. Set aside to cool.
  2. Place blackberries in a blender, add the lemon juice and blend until smooth. Strain mixture through a sieve to remove the seeds *This is optional
  3. Add the blackberry lemon mixture to a large pitcher, add in the simple syrup and top off with the remaining water. Stir and chill.
  4. Serve over ice with a slice of lemon for a great mocktail - or try adding a couple of ounces of premium Vodka to it for a great adult drink.
  5. Enjoy
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Summer Fresh Blackberry Lemonade

My kids loved this blackberry lemonade. So much so that I made Popsicle out of them and added some fresh berries to the molds. It’s a great way to kick back and chill. 

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