Homemade Blackberry Lemonade This homemade lemonade is easy to make and gets a flavor boost from blackberries. The end result is light and refreshing which is perfect for those hot summer days.

prep: 5 mins cook: 2 mins total: 7 mins Servings: 4 Yield: 4 servings


  • ¾ cup white sugar
  • 4 ½ cups water, divided
  • 1 cup blackberries
  • 2 tablespoons white sugar
  • 1 cup freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • ice cubes


    Step 1

    Heat 3/4 cup sugar and 1/2 cup water in a small saucepan over medium heat. Cook and stir until sugar has dissolved, about 2 minutes. Let cool.

    Step 2

    Place blackberries and remaining 2 tablespoons of sugar in a blender. Blend until smooth.

    Step 3

    Combine simple syrup, blended blackberries, remaining 4 cups of water, and lemon juice. Place a fine-mesh sieve over a pitcher and pour lemonade into the pitcher. Discard solids. Serve over ice.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 200 calories; protein 0.7g; carbohydrates 52.5g; fat 0.2g; sodium 15.5mg.


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