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Spiked Blackberry Lemonade #SundaySupper

Spiked Blackberry Lemonade

For this weekends Sunday Supper we are gathering recipes to throw the ultimate pool party and we all know a good pool party requires something light and refreshing to sip on while your hanging out at the pool so I decided to share Spiked Blackberry Lemonade since it's the perfect summer sipper.
 I made a triple batch of Blackberry Lemonade for Colt's 40th Birthday last weekend and then spiked a few for the guest.
I made this recipe in 2 steps with the Blackberry Lemonade in one part and then spiked it in step 2 incase you have company looking for a nonalcoholic version.
With blackberries ripening early this year the kids have been out picking away already so Blackberry Lemonade has been a daily staple in the fridge! 
I know you'll love these spiked or un-spiked as much as we do.

In a small saucepan stir together 1 cup Granulated Sugar and 1 cup Water.
Cook over medium heat until sugar dissolves and mixture becomes clear. 
Set aside.
In a blender puree 3 cups Blackberries with 1 cup Water.
Love the gorgeous bright red color! 
I strained out the seeds but you could always leave them in.
In a large pitcher stir together sugar syrup, pureed blackberry mixture, 1 cup Lemon Juice and 3 cups Ice.
Stir together until well combined and cold.
To make the Spike Blackberry Lemonade fill a cocktail shaker 2/3 of the way full of Ice, add 2 shots of Vodka or liquor of choice and 1 1/4 cups Blackberry Lemonade.
Shake until well combined and icy cold.
Pour into your favorite cocktail glasses to enjoy! 
Spiked Blackberry Lemonade is an easy to make refreshing summertime cocktail with a mocktail option.
Garnish glass with a Lemon Wheel and Blackberries and sip away.

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Spiked Blackberry Lemonade

Recipe by Serena Bakes Simply From Scratch
Spiked Blackberry Lemonade
Blackberry Lemonade with a Spiked version. A fun refreshing cocktail or mock-tail to enjoy on a hot day!
Prep time: PT10M
Cook time: PT5M
Total time: PT15M
Yield: 6 Servings
  • 1 cup Sugar
  • 1 cup Water
  • 3 cups Lemon Juice
  • 3 cups Water
  • 3 cups Ice Plus Additional To Make Spiked Version
  • Vodka Or Liquor Of Choice
  • Additional Lemon Rounds And Blackberries For Garnish
Cooking Directions
  1. In a small saucepan combined 1 cup Water and 1 cup Sugar and cook over medium heat until sugar is dissolved and clear.
  2. In a blender blend Blackberries and 1 cup of Water. Strain out seeds.
  3. In a large pitcher stir together Sugar Mixture, Strained Blackberries, remaining 2 cups Water and 3 cups Ice until well combined and cold.
  4. To make spiked version fill a cocktail shaker 2/3 of the way full with Ice and add 2 shots Vodka and 1 1/4 cup Blackberry Lemonade. Shake until cold and well combined.
  5. Strain out ice and serve in your favorite cocktail glass. Garnish with Lemon Rounds and Blackberries.

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  1. Oh yes! Cheers to that lovely cocktail.

  2. I am very excited about this cocktail. There are drinks at the pool in my future.

  3. This sounds just lovely and what a gorgeous looking drink.

  4. I love the color. Blackberries had a great season here in Missouri. As big as your thumb! I'll have to give this a try!

  5. Looks so delicious! I would love an invite to your pool party!

  6. Yum! Love the idea of a spiked lemonade!

  7. Oh how fortunate you are to have fresh blackberries! I'm so looking forward to making this. I can never get enough blackberries! yummmm

  8. Gorgeous!!! I make raspberry lemonade, but I think I like the idea of blackberries even more!

  9. So pretty! Perfect for some pool side lounging.

  10. I love berry lemonade! Then you add vodka? Ummm yes please!!



Hi! My name is Serena and welcome to my site! I'm a wife and mother to 3. A few of my favorite things are cooking, baking, dark chocolate, family game nights, and the ocean. My biggest dislike is lima beans, please don't ask for a recipe... My husband Colt regularly joins me in the kitchen and has become the primary photographer of our site. I hope you'll join us on our fun cooking adventure!

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