I thought this would be a refreshing change from all the blueberry recipes!
Fresh Raspberry Lemonade
Hands-on Time: 26 min.
3/4 cup sugar
2 cups water, divided
2 cups fresh raspberries
1/2 cup fresh orange juice (about 1 orange)
1-3/4 cups fresh lemon juice (about 13 medium lemons)
16 ounces sparkling water, chilled
1. Combine sugar and 3/4 cup water in a small saucepan; bring to a boil. Cook 2 minutes, stirring until sugar dissolves. Cool to room temperature.
2. Combine remaining 1-1/4 cups water and raspberries in a blender; pulse 10 times or until well blended. Strain mixture through a fine sieve into a large pitcher; discard solids. Add orange juice, lemon juice, sparkling water, and cooled syrup to pitcher; stir to combine. Serve immediately over ice. Yield: 8 servings (serving size: about 1 cup).