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Raspberry-Mint Lemonade


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  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 pint raspberries
  • 1/4 cup fresh mint leaves, plus sprigs for garnish
  • ? cup fresh lemon juice (from about 4 lemons) plus slices for garnish


  1. Combine sugar and 1/2 cup water in a small saucepan. Cook over medium heat, stirring, just until the sugar melts, 2 to 3 minutes.
  2. Place raspberries and mint leaves in a pitcher. Using the end of a spoon or a muddler, crush until pulpy and smashed.
  3. Add lemon juice, simple syrup, and 3 cups water, and stir to combine. Add enough ice to fill the pitcher. Serve over ice garnished with mint sprigs and lemon slices.