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Blackberry Limeade

  • SERVINGS: MAKES ABOUT 2 QUARTS
  • MAKE-AHEAD

  1. 3 cups fresh blackberries
  2. 7 cups cold water
  3. 1 cup sugar
  4. 1 cup fresh lime juice
  5. Ice, for serving
  1. In a blender, puree the blackberries with 1 cup of the water. Strain through a fine sieve. In a small saucepan, combine the sugar with 1 cup of the water and bring to a boil. Simmer until reduced to 1 cup, about 15 minutes; let cool.
  2. In a pitcher, combine the blackberry puree with the sugar syrup, lime juice and the remaining 5 cups of cold water and refrigerate until chilled. Serve in tall glasses over ice.