Raspberry Limeade

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  • 2 cups raspberries
  • 3 1/2 cups water
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar, or to taste
  • 1 cup fresh lime juice
  • Mint sprigs (for garnish)


  1. In a blender or food processor puree 1 cup of the raspberries with 1 cup of the water and force the puree through a fine sieve set over a pitcher, pressing hard on the solids.
  2. Add the remaining 1 cup raspberries, the remaining 2 1/2 cups water, the sugar, and the lime juice and stir the mixture until the sugar is dissolved.
  3. Divide the limeade among tall glasses filled with ice cubes and garnish each drink with some of the mint sprigs.

Yield: about 5 cups, serving 4