When life drowns you in blackberries . . .
This lemonade was sweet and extremely tangy all at the same time! Woody is by far the most in love with this concoction and I guarantee if it becomes a regular we really need to invest in a citrus juicer. We had some tired hands with this one!
adapted from Pastry Affair
- 6 cups water divided
- 1 cup sugar
- 6 lemons
- 2 cups (1 pint) fresh blackberries
In a large saucepan, bring 2 cups of water to a boil with the sugar. Stir until completely dissolved. Remove from heat and allow to cool
Juice the lemons (you need about 1 cup of freshly squeezed juice). In a blender, combine lemon juice and blackberries and blend until pureed. Strain mixture and discard the seeds.
In a pitcher combine sugar water, blackberry puree and additional 4 cups of water. Refrigerate until cold or add ice to drink immediately!
Yields about 2 quarts