Frozen Raspberry Lemonade

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Frozen raspberry lemonade is a refreshing and delicious summer beverage that combines the tartness of fresh lemons with the sweetness of raspberries.

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Raspberry Lemonade Slushies

The drink is perfect for hot days and can be easily prepared with just a few simple ingredients.

Frozen raspberry lemonade is a popular choice for parties, barbecues, and other outdoor events as it can be made in large batches and is sure to please a crowd! The vibrant pink color of the drink makes it a beautiful addition to any table setting.

This drink is naturally non-alcoholic, but can be given a kick with light rum, vodka, or tequila!

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How to Make Frozen Raspberry Lemonade

  • Frozen raspberries: The frozen raspberries add a fruity and tangy flavor to the drink.
  • Simple syrup: Simple syrup is used as a sweetener and enhances the overall sweetness.
  • Water: Water dilutes the drink and adjusts the consistency, making it easier to blend.
  • Lemon juice: Lemon juice adds a tart and refreshing taste to the drink, while ice is used to give the drink a slushy consistency.
  • Fresh raspberries and mint sprigs: Fresh raspberries and mint leaves are added as a garnish, providing a pop of color and a subtle herbal flavor to the drink.

Once you’ve gathered your ingredients, we will use the following process:

  • Prep. Add the lemon juice, water, simple syrup, and raspberries to a blender.
  • Blend. Blend until the mixture is smooth. Add the ice and blend until no chunks are left and the drink is smooth.
  • Serve. Distribute into your glasses and garnish with fresh raspberries and mint if desired.
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Tips and Tricks to Perfect Frozen Raspberry Lemonade

Use fresh and ripe raspberries: If possible, use fresh and ripe raspberries to get the best flavor and color. However, frozen raspberries can also be used.

Adjust the sweetness: The sweetness of the frozen raspberry lemonade can be adjusted by adding more or less simple syrup according to your taste.

Blend well: Blend the ingredients well in a blender to ensure that the raspberry seeds are fully blended and that the mixture is smooth.

Use a high-speed blender: Using a high-speed blender will help you get a smooth consistency without any lumps.

Add enough ice: Add enough ice to get a thick and creamy consistency.

Garnish with fresh raspberries and mint leaves: Garnish the frozen raspberry lemonade with fresh raspberries and mint leaves to add a pop of color and freshness.

Chill before serving: Chill the frozen raspberry lemonade in the refrigerator for at least 30 minutes before serving to allow the flavors to meld together.

FAQs

  1. What is frozen strawberry lemonade?
  2. Can I use fresh strawberries instead of frozen ones?
  3. Can I use other berries instead of strawberries?
  4. Can I make frozen strawberry lemonade ahead of time?
  5. How can I make the drink sweeter or less sweet?
  6. What can I serve with frozen strawberry lemonade? Frozen strawberry lemonade pairs well with summery dishes such as grilled chicken, sandwiches, salads, or light appetizers.
What is frozen raspberry lemonade?

Frozen raspberry lemonade is a refreshing and fruity drink made by blending frozen raspberries, lemon juice, sugar or simple syrup, and ice until smooth.

Can I use fresh raspberries instead of frozen?

Yes, you can use fresh raspberries instead of frozen ones, but you will need to add more ice to make the drink slushy.

Can I use different berries?

Yes, you can use other berries such as strawberries, blackberries, or blueberries to make a similar frozen lemonade drink.

Can I make frozen raspberry lemonade ahead of time?

Yes, you can make frozen raspberry lemonade ahead of time and store it in the freezer until you are ready to serve it. Just give it a good stir or blend it again before serving.

Can I make the drink more or less sweet?

You can adjust the sweetness of the drink by adding more or less sugar or simple syrup to taste.

frozen pink lemonade in a sugar rimmed glass with raspberries and a sprig of mint on top

What to Serve With Frozen Strawberry Lemonade:

While this refreshing and delicious drink goes with just about everything, we really love frozen lemonade when grilling, at campouts and cookouts!

We love serving frozen lemonade with:

Grilled meats: Grilled ribs, smoked ribs, hot and fast brisket, and griddled gyros are all delicious main dishes that pair well with a cold slushy lemonade.

Salads: a fruit slushy pairs well with salads like Kale Apple Salad, Dill Pickle Pasta Salad, The Best Easy Pasta Salad, or Salade de Chèvre Chaud.

Chicken: Easy Baked Breaded Chicken, The Best Easy Baked Chicken Breasts, and Instant Pot Whole Chicken are perfect with a tart and sweet drink.

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Frozen Raspberry Lemonade

This delicious summer drink is a super cold refreshing sweet beverage the whole family can enjoy!
Course Drinks
Cuisine American
Keyword frozen drinks, ice cold, lemonade, raspberry, summer, summer drinks
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 3 drinks
Calories 189kcal
Author Courtney O’Dell

Equipment

Ingredients

  • 1 ½ cups frozen raspberries
  • cup simple syrup
  • 1 ½ cups water
  • ½ cup lemon juice
  • 2 cups ice
  • Fresh raspberries and mint leaves for garnish

Instructions

  • Add the lemon juice, water, simple syrup, and raspberries to a blender.
  • Blend until the mixture is smooth.
  • Add the ice and blend until no chunks are left and the drink is smooth.
  • Distribute into your glasses and garnish with fresh raspberries and mint if desired.

Nutrition

Serving: 1g | Calories: 189kcal | Carbohydrates: 48g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Sodium: 23mg | Fiber: 7g | Sugar: 38g

About Courtney

Courtney loves to share great wine, good food, and loves to explore far flung places- all while masting an everyday elegant and easy style at lifestyle blog Sweet C’s Designs. Sweet C's devoted to finding the best food and drinks you'll want to make or find, around the world!

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  1. Ivory says:

    I love lemonade, especially different flavored lemonade. Thanks so much for sharing. This will be one of my go to summer drinks this summer.