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Recipe : Entry # 8446
Name
Laura Tucker
Address
3449 Mothershed Road, N/A
N/A
Highland Home, AL 36041
United States
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Phone
(334) 806-9010
Recipe Title
Homemade Blackberry Lemonade
Recipe Theme
June: Berries
Category
Drinks & Beverages
Cooperative
South Alabama EC
Ingredients
1½ cups lemon juice + 2tbs
1½ cups sugar (I used half sugar, half stevia)
1 cup blackberries
2 cups water + 5 cups water
Directions
In a medium sauce pan, combine 2 cups water and sugar and bring to a boil - stirring occasionally.
Remove from stove and allow to cool down.
Using a blender or food processor, puree 1 cup blackberries + 2 tbs lemon juice.
In a large pitcher, combine water/sugar mixture and lemon juice.
Using a fine mesh strainer, pour blackberry puree into strainer and stir contents into pitcher.
Add additional 5 cups water and stir.
Serve with ice and fresh lemons and berries if desired.
Tell us about your recipe
Blackberries always make me think of the sweet summer time. We have tons of wild blackberry bushes all along our yard and garden, and we always look forward to picking them and making a large pitcher of blackberry lemonade!

I shared the recipe last year on my blog, Southern Made Simple, and it's been quite popular! You can find it here:
http://www.southernmadesimple.com/homemade-blackberry-lemonade-recipe/