This refreshing Sparkling Raspberry Mint Lemonade is the perfect drink for warm days! So easy to make, vibrant and full of flavor. Perfect for summer parties!
For the Raspberry Simple Syrup:
For the Sparkling Raspberry Mint Lemonade:
1/4cupfresh mint leavesplus sprigs for garnish
1/2cupfresh raspberriesor blackberries
1/2cupfresh lemon juice
1literbottle chilled sparkling lemonade or sparkling water33.8 ounces
Combine water and sugar in a small saucepan. Bring to a boil, stirring occasionally until sugar is dissolved, about 5 to 10 minutes.
Stir in frozen raspberries and return to a boil. Remove from the heat and mash mixture using a fork.
Drain mixture through a fine mesh strainer, pressing raspberry pulp with a spatula to extract as much liquid as possible. Discard solids and refrigerate syrup until cooled.
In a large pitcher muddle mint and fresh raspberries. Add lemon juice, cooled raspberry simple syrup, and sparkling lemonade for a sweeter taste or sparkling water, and stir to combine. Add enough ice to fill the pitcher.
Garnish with lemon slices, mint leaves, and raspberries