Blackberry Sage Lemonade Recipe

I love the way citrus compliments blackberries and this blackberry sage lemonade is amazing. A hint of fresh sage makes this lemonade special.

 

blackberry sage lemonade

Blackberry Sage Lemonade

Course: Beverages, mocktail
Cuisine: American, Barbecue, BBQ, Summer
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 114 kcal
Author: Kelly D

Beautiful, not too sweet lemonade.

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Ingredients

  • 1 cup lemon juice Approx. 6 lemons
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 4 to 6 cups cold water
  • 2 cups fresh blackberries
  • 1/4 cup fresh sage leaves

Instructions

  1. Juice the lemons, you will want about 1 cup of lemon juice. Strain the juice if you prefer pulp-free lemonade.
  2. Prepare simple syrup using 1 cup water and 1 cup sugar. Combine sugar and water in a saucepan. Bring the water and sugar to a boil, stirring, until sugar is dissolved.  ** If you need to make this quickly or just don't want to wait for the syrup to cool combine the water and sugar in a container with a lid and shake vigorously until sugar has dissolved.
  3. Combine lemon juice and simple syrup and allow the lemon and sugar combination to cool.
  4. **Adjust the proportions of lemon juice to simple syrup to change the sweetness or tartness of the lemonade to suit your preference.
  5. Place blackberries in a food processor with sage and 1/4 cup lemon simple syrup and puree until smooth.

  6. Add 4 cups of cold water to the pitcher, mix well
  7. Taste lemonade and add more water until you reach the desired sweet-tart balance.
  8. Place blackberry sage puree in a large pitcher.

  9. Add 4 cups of cold water and the remaining lemon simple syrup.  Add more cold water as desired.

  10. Serve over ice.

Recipe Notes

 

Sit Back and Enjoy!

More Flavors Lemonade Flavors to Try.    Just add vodka to any of the lemonade recipes for a super refreshing cocktail.

Nutrition Facts
Blackberry Sage Lemonade
Amount Per Serving
Calories 114
% Daily Value*
Sodium 2mg 0%
Potassium 86mg 2%
Total Carbohydrates 29g 10%
Sugars 27g
Vitamin C 40%
Calcium 0.8%
Iron 1%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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