Pink lemonade

Pink lemonade

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(15 ratings)

Prep: 5 mins Cook: 5 mins Plus cooling


Makes 350ml syrup

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

Nutrition and extra info

Nutrition: per tbsp syrup

  • kcal57
  • fat0g
  • saturates0g
  • carbs15g
  • sugars15g
  • fibre0g
  • protein0g
  • salt0g
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  • 300g caster sugar
  • lemons, sliced



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  • 1 orange, sliced



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  • 3 x 170g/6oz punnets raspberries



    A member of the rose family, raspberries have a wonderfully intense, sweet taste, and many…

  • ice and fresh mint, to serve (optional)



    There are several types of mint, each with its own subtle difference in flavour and appearance.…


  1. 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.

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22nd Jul, 2016
Very nice and refreshing. Added store bought lemonade instead of water when pouring into the glass. Very tasty. Definitely don't want too much of the syrup though, just covering the ice in a small glass was enough. Very good way of using up all the raspberries from the garden. Will use this again. :)
19th Jul, 2016
Fabulous - I made it for an end of term children's party and they all loved i (and I reduced the sugar to 200g and it was still amazing). Love the idea of using in a cocktail with prosecco too!
19th Jul, 2016
Fabulous - I made it for end of term kids party, with just 200g sugar and it was still amazing. I lalso ove the idea of a grown up version with prosecco!
27th Nov, 2013
I was looking for this recipe after watching the movie Bridesmaids.Thanks for this awesome recipe. Here is my own recipe for a Lemonade
27th Nov, 2013
I was looking for this recipe after watching the movie Bridesmaids.Thanks for this awesome recipe
18th Aug, 2012
An amazingly easy drink to make, went down really well at friend's summer party. Tastes wonderful and would recommend to anyone.
20th May, 2012
First time making my own cordial, I love it. Perfect in the sun strong with some fresh mint and cucumber slices.
7th May, 2012
Went down really well as a soft drink and for the adults we mixed with Cava.
28th Feb, 2012
Tried it again this week, this time with frozen blackberries. It is lovely, especially with sparkling water.
24th Feb, 2012
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!


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