Raspberry Lemonade!

It’s raspberry season in my neighborhood and I’m loving it!!

Raspberry lemonade

What you need:

  • Juice of one lemon (I like meyer)
  • 1/8 cup raspberry syrup (See below)
  • cold water
  • ice
  • extra sugar to taste

How to Do it:

Pour the lemon juice in the bottom of a 16oz glass.  Add the raspberry syrup.  Fill the glass with ice then top with cold water.  Stir gently.  If you like sweeter lemonade, add some extra sugar.  Garnish with raspberries and lemon balm (or mint)

Makes one glass

Rasberry Syrup –

What you need:

  • 1 cup raspberries
  • 1 cup sugar
  • ½ cup water

How to Do it:

Simmer all ingredients until the raspberries are fully incorporated and the sugar is dissolved.  Then simmer another five to ten minutes.

Strain the seeds and excess pulp from the syrup.

Chill

Makes about a cup and a half