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Blackberry Limeade

Arlene Mobley - Flour On My Face
Blackberry Limeade is a refreshing summer drink made with homemade blackberry syrup and fresh squeezed limes. Serve it at a barbecue or poolside.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 20 mins
Course Drinks
Cuisine American
Servings 6 Servings
Calories 161 kcal

Ingredients  

Blackberry Syrup

  • 2 cups fresh or frozen blackberries
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup water
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice

Blackberry Limeade

  • ice
  • 1 cup freshly squeezed lime juice (adjust to taste)
  • 1 cup blackberry syrup (adjust to taste)
  • water
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Instructions 

Blackberry Simple Syrup

  • Put the first 4 ingredients into a medium sized saucepan.
  • Heat on low until sugar has dissolved.
  • Increase heat to medium and bring to a boil, stirring occasionally.
  • Reduce heat to low and simmer 15-20 minutes.
  • Occasionally mash berries with a spoon.
  • Remove from heat and cool.
  • Strain blackberry syrup through a fine mesh strainer.
  • Makes 2 ½ cup blackberry simple syrup.

Make Blackberry Limeade

  • Fill a quart size pitcher ¾ full with ice
  • Add ½ to 1 cup of fresh squeezed lime juice and 1 cup or more blackberry syrup to the pitcher.
  • Up to 2 cups of water into the pitcher to fill.
  • Stir, taste to adjust the sweetness and flavor if needed by adding more blackberry simple syrup or lime juice.
  • To serve pour over ice in a glass.

Nutrition

Serving: 1Serving | Calories: 161kcal | Carbohydrates: 42g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 4mg | Potassium: 131mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 36g | Vitamin A: 125IU | Vitamin C: 24mg | Calcium: 22mg | Iron: 1mg
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