Pink lemonade

Pink lemonade

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Cooking time

Prep: 5 mins Cook: 5 mins Plus cooling

Skill level

Easy

Servings

Makes 350ml syrup

Adding raspberries to homemade lemonade gives it a tangy flavour and turns it a vivid pink

Nutrition and extra info

Nutrition info

Nutrition per tbsp syrup

kcalories
57
protein
0g
carbs
15g
fat
0g
saturates
0g
fibre
0g
sugar
15g
salt
0g

Ingredients

  • 300g caster sugar
  • 1½ lemons, sliced
  • 1 orange, sliced
  • 3 x 170g/6oz punnets raspberries
  • ice and fresh mint, to serve (optional)

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Method

Place all the ingredients in a large saucepan and pour over 350ml cold water. Bring to the boil, stirring often, then leave to cool. Pour through a sieve, pressing down with a spoon to extract all the juices. The syrup can now be stored in the fridge for up to 1 week. To serve, pour a little into a glass and top up with sparkling or still water, ice and mint.

Recipe from Good Food magazine, June 2009

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deepsrecipes's picture

I was looking for this recipe after watching the movie Bridesmaids.Thanks for this awesome recipe

jessiemay's picture
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An amazingly easy drink to make, went down really well at friend's summer party. Tastes wonderful and would recommend to anyone.

krichings's picture
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First time making my own cordial, I love it. Perfect in the sun strong with some fresh mint and cucumber slices.

lwheatley's picture
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Went down really well as a soft drink and for the adults we mixed with Cava.

suekeating's picture
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Tried it again this week, this time with frozen blackberries. It is lovely, especially with sparkling water.

suekeating's picture
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Makes lovely cordial. I've yet to make it with raspberries as a couple of years ago, the first time I was making it I thought I had a box of frozen raspberries in the freezer which turned out to be gooseberries. Went ahead with the gooseberries and turned out a delicious drink. Will be making my 5th batch today to use the last of the summer's gooseberry crop. Next week, I'll be testing it with the frozen blackberries I've got left!

anna-woodhead's picture
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Delicious and easy to make. I added extra lemons and simmered for longer (about 15 minutes). Use around 1/3 syrup to 2/3 water for a stronger flavour.

racheld_is's picture
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Good but time consuming - undecided whether worth it or not

xpretzx's picture
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this took too much faffing around and wasnt even that nice will never make this again

si9974's picture
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my pregnant wife loves it, with either lemonade or sparkling water.
Made it twice now and still love it ( it does help having a plentiful supply of raspberries from mum's garden).

alexandriafisher's picture

took too long and was only ok, lemonade from a bottle cheaper and tastes better

kittyk8te's picture
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Totally unimpressed! Not lemony enough to be considered pink lemonade, and I can think of a dozen better things to do with that many raspberries. Won't ever bother making it again.

trainergirl's picture

Gorgeous! Refreshing whilst watching men's Wimbledon final yesterday. One to make again

jburton's picture
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WOW!!! this is lovely, nice and refreshing. Ive only tried this with water so far. I'll have to nip out in a bit for some sparkling water.
But before that i think i need to grab another glass of this and sit in the sun, in the garden for a bit. x

wjemma's picture
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tasty and refreshing. will def make again

jburton's picture
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Just had a lightbulb moment!!!!! im going to make this and add perry, or afordable cava. It would be like a raspberry champagne, how yummy would that be!!!!!!!x

paulscarlett's picture

One of the nicest drinks ever! it gives the lemonade a real twist and its very refreshing as well. Yummy :)

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