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Blackberry Melon Lemonade Recipe

Blackberry Melon Lemonade


  • Author: Heather L McCurdy
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 5 minutes
  • Total Time: 15 minutes
  • Yield: 2 quarts 1x
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Ingredients

Blackberry Melon Lemonade

  • 1 cup lemon juice (approximately 7 lemons)
  • 6 oz. blackberries
  • 1 cup watermelon juice (approximately 3 cups chunk melon)
  • 1 quart water

Simple Syrup

  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 teaspoon lemon zest

 


Instructions

  1. Make a simple syrup on the stove with the sugar, 1/2 cup water, and lemon zest.
  2. Juice the lemons to make 1 cup lemon juice.
  3. Press the blackberries through a fine mesh sieve or squeeze through cheesecloth.
  4. Run the lemon juice over the blackberry pulp and seeds to get as much juice as possible out of pulp.
  5. Juice the melon through the sieve.
  6. Mix with 4 cups cold water.
  7. Stir in the simple syrup.
  8. Serve over ice.

Notes

*Slightly tart so make 3/4 cup water and 3/4 cup sugar simple syrup if you like it sweeter.

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 8 ounces
  • Calories: 46