Raspberry Lemonade | Cook for Your Life

Raspberry Lemonade

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Clock Icon for Prep Time 15 min prep
Person Icon for Serving Size 12 servings
Carrot Icon for Number of Ingredients Size 4 ingredients

There’s little more deliciously refreshing on a hot day than a glass of chilled Raspberry Lemonade. It’s so easy to make at home that I wonder why anyone buys it in the store, especially...


  • 9 cups water divided
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup raspberries
  • 1 cup lemon juice
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Nutrition Facts


74 cals


0 g

Saturated Fat

0 g

Polyunsaturated Fat

0 g

Monounsaturated Fat

0 g


19 g


18 g


1 g


0 g


8 mg


  1. In a small pot over medium high heat, combine sugar and 1 cup of the water. Bring to a simmer, stirring occasionally, until sugar dissolves. Remove from heat and cool.
  2. In a large pitcher, add raspberries. Using a wooden spoon, crush raspberries. Add syrup, lemon juice and the remaining 8 cups water. Adjust to taste, adding more lemon juice or water as necessary.
  3. Chill and serve over ice.

Chef Tips

It’s a great idea to make drinks like this at home. Commercial brands can have as much as an ounce of added sugars per cup.

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