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Make this Blue Raspberry Lemonade as a fun and refreshing drink to beat the heat this summer. The combination of the ingredients makes this a family favorite.

Blue Raspberry Lemonade in a glass pitcher with lemon slices and fresh raspberries. A glass of blue lemonade raspberry is on the side
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This lemonade is easy to make with simple ingredients. We love making easy drink recipes to enjoy by the pool or for holiday parties. The fruity taste and vibrant colors makes the perfect and Fun Fourth of July drinks.

This blue lemonade is a yummy drink that we make often. If you have tried Blue Lemonade or this Blueberry Lemonade Recipe then you are going to love this Blue Raspberry Lemonade.

Why We Love This Recipe

  • Signature Drink – If you are hosting a baby showers, family party or a holiday gathering this is the lemonade to make.
  • Minimal Prep Time – These simple steps allows you to make this lemonade for a last minute gathering.
  • Simple Ingredients – The ingredients are simple and can easily be changed to what you prefer.

Ingredients

Ice, water, blue syrup, blue food coloring, lemon slices, raspberries, sugar, lemon juice

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Variations Ideas

  • Sparkling Water – Substitute regular water with sparkling water to create a fizzy taste.
  • Lemon-Lime Soda – You can even make this lemonade with a lemon lime soda.
  • Cocktail – This lemonade can also be made into a cocktail by adding in your choice of alcohol such as vodka.

How to Make Blue Raspberry Lemonade

  • Step 1 – In a small saucepan, combine the sugar and 1 cup of water. Heat over medium heat, stirring constantly, until the sugar dissolves completely to create a simple syrup. Remove from heat and let it cool.
Water and sugar melted in a large pot with a side of bowl of raspberries, blue food coloring and blue syrup
  • Step 2 – In a large pitcher, combine the freshly squeezed lemon juice, cooled simple syrup, blue raspberry syrup, and 4 cups of cold water. Stir well to mix.
Light blue lemonade in a glass pitcher with a side of bowl of raspberries, lemon slices, food coloring and a bowl of ice
  • Step 3 – If desired, add a few drops of blue food coloring to enhance the blue color of the lemonade. Start with a small amount and gradually add more until you achieve the desired shade.
Blue lemonade in a glass pitcher
  • Step 4 – Taste the lemonade and adjust the sweetness by adding more sugar or water, if needed.
  • Step 5 – Chill the blue raspberry lemonade in the refrigerator for at least 30 minutes or until ready to serve.
  • Step 6 – When ready to serve, fill glasses with ice and pour the chilled blue raspberry lemonade over the ice.
  • Step 7 – Garnish each glass with fresh raspberries and a lemon slice, if desired. You may also want to serve with fresh mint.

Expert Tips

  • Fresh Lemons – Using freshly squeezed lemon juice is crucial for the vibrant, tangy flavor that defines good lemonade. Bottled lemon juice can be used in a pinch, but the freshness and zing from real lemons are unmatched.
  • Ice Cubes – An easy way to use leftovers pour into a ice cube tray and freeze. Then when you make this lemonade serve over the lemonade ice cubes for even more flavor.
Blue Raspberry Lemonade in glasses topped with raspberries and lemon slices

Frequently Asked Questions

How to Store Leftovers Lemonade

Store the lemonade in a pitcher covered in the fridge. For the freshest taste enjoy within about a week from making.

Can I Use Other Type of Flavored Syrups?

Yes, this lemonade can be made with other types of flavored syrups.

Blue Raspberry Lemonade in glasses topped with raspberries and lemon slices and in the background a large glass pitcher of blue raspberry lemonade

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Blue Raspberry Lemonade

5 from 1 vote
Make this Blue Raspberry Lemonade as a fun and refreshing drink to beat the heat this summer. The combination of the ingredients makes this a family favorite.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 6
Cuisine American
Course Beverage
Calories 146

Ingredients

  • 1 cup freshly squeezed lemon juice about 6-8 lemons
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 tablespoon blue raspberry flavoring syrup
  • 4 cups cold water
  • Blue food coloring optional, for a deeper blue color
  • Ice
  • Fresh raspberries and lemon slices for garnish
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Instructions

  • In a small saucepan, combine the sugar and 1 cup of water. Heat over medium heat, stirring constantly, until the sugar dissolves completely to create a simple syrup. Remove from heat and let it cool.
  • In a large pitcher, combine the freshly squeezed lemon juice, cooled simple syrup, blue raspberry flavoring syrup, and 4 cups of cold water. Stir well to mix.
  • If desired, add a few drops of blue food coloring to enhance the blue color of the lemonade. Start with a small amount and gradually add more until you achieve the desired shade.
  • Taste the lemonade and adjust the sweetness by adding more sugar or water, if needed.
  • Chill the blue raspberry lemonade in the refrigerator for at least 30 minutes or until ready to serve.
  • When ready to serve, fill glasses with ice and pour the chilled blue raspberry lemonade over the ice.
  • Garnish each glass with fresh raspberries and a lemon slice, if desired.

Recipe Notes

Using freshly squeezed lemon juice is crucial for the vibrant, tangy flavor that defines good lemonade.
Bottled lemon juice can be used in a pinch, but the freshness and zing from real lemons are unmatched.

Nutrition Facts

Calories 146kcal, Carbohydrates 38g, Protein 0.1g, Fat 0.2g, Saturated Fat 0.02g, Polyunsaturated Fat 0.01g, Monounsaturated Fat 0.002g, Sodium 11mg, Potassium 43mg, Fiber 0.1g, Sugar 36g, Vitamin A 2IU, Vitamin C 16mg, Calcium 9mg, Iron 0.1mg

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  1. Casey says:

    5 stars
    I made this for a party and everyone loved the color and delicious flavor.