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Two freshly poured glasses of raspberry lemonade sit on a serving tray, ready to drink. They each have a lemon slice on the side of the glass and two raspberries floating on top.

Raspberry Lemonade Recipe

Course Drinks
Cuisine American
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Yield 8 servings
Calories 93 kcal
Author The Gracious Pantry

Ingredients

  • 12 oz. fresh raspberries
  • 7 cups water
  • 1 cup lemon juice
  • 1/2 cup honey (or any unprocessed sweetener you prefer - I used a 1/4 cup honey and some stevia)
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Instructions

  1. Combine the raspberries with 1 cup of the water (the rest of the water will create your lemonade in a few steps).

  2. Mash the berries with a potato masher or fork.

    Step one of this raspberry lemonade recipe shows the raspberries getting mashed in a pot.
  3. Bring them to a boil and then immediately reduce to a simmer. Cook until everything has cooked down by about half.

  4. Allow them to cool for a bit and then transfer to a fine-meshed sieve over a bowl.

    Step two shows the raspberries being put through a strainer to extract the juice.
  5. Use a large spoon or other slightly curved surface to mash the raspberries through the sieve. This will remove your seeds and pulp.

    Step three shows the raspberries being mashed through the sieve to extract the juice and pulp without the seeds.
  6. You will be left with a bowl of raspberry juice that has a small amount of fiber in it (usually scraped from the bottom of the sieve when you're done mashing).

    Step four shows the finished juice and seedless pulp in a white bowl, ready to make raspberry lemonade with.
  7. Combine this in a pitcher with the remaining 6 cups of water and all other ingredients. Adjust sweetener to taste and serve over ice for a nice chilled glass of fresh, homemade lemonade.

    Two glasses filled with raspberry lemonade sit on a white serving tray, ready to serve.

Recipe Notes

Please note that the nutrition data given here is a ballpark figure. Exact data is not possible.

Nutrition Facts
Raspberry Lemonade Recipe
Amount Per Serving (1 cup)
Calories 93 Calories from Fat 9
% Daily Value*
Fat 1g2%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Sodium 13mg1%
Potassium 107mg3%
Carbohydrates 25g8%
Fiber 3g13%
Sugar 20g22%
Protein 1g2%
Vitamin A 14IU0%
Vitamin C 23mg28%
Calcium 20mg2%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.