Blackberry Limeade

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Fresh blackberries and lime mingle together with some sparkly water for a cool, refreshing summer drink!


  • 6 oz fresh blackberries
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 cup filtered water
  • 1 cup fresh lime juice
  • 4 cups seltzer water
  • Ice


  1. In a medium saucepan, combine blackberries, sugar and filtered water. Bring to a gentle boil, stirring occasionally. Reduce heat and cover. Simmer 15 minutes.
  2. Pour blackberry simple syrup and lime juice into blender. Blend until smooth.
  3. Strain the blackberry lime mixture into a pitcher through a fine mesh strainer. Discard pulp and seeds. Place pitcher in refrigerator until concentrate is cooled.
  4. Slowly pour seltzer into the pitcher and stir carefully until mixed.
  5. Pour over ice and enjoy!


If you’re in a hurry you can skip the heating and simmering part and just stir the sugar until it dissolves, but the cooking method helps bring the flavor out of the pulp before you strain it, so you may be missing out!

You can also use filtered water instead of the seltzer water if you’re not into bubbly.