Skip to Content

Blackberry Lemonade

Sharing is caring!

This week for 15 Minute Suppers we are doing a theme of beverages. I decided to do something fruity since it is summer and already scorching hot. For my recipe, I created a delicious Blackberry Lemonade.

Blackberry Lemonade #15MinuteSuppers

Creating this beverage is so very easy. You start with a simple syrup of water and sugar and then add in a few frozen blackberries. The mixture will heat on the stove melting the sugar, and then allowing the blackberries to release their natural juices, creating a beautiful purple syrup to add to your lemonade.


Then in a strainer, dump your simple syrup mixture and the juice will drain into a bowl while the berries stay in the strainer. You can save them and use them in ice cream and other dishes.

Once you have your simple syrup, pour your lemonade into a glass.

Simple Syrup for blackberry lemonade

I did about 1/2 and 1/2 ratio — 1/2 a glass of lemonade and then 1/2 glass of simple blackberry syrup.

Top the glass with ice and a few of the blackberries from the simple syrup you made and you will have a very delicious glass of Blackberry Lemonade.

Blackberry Lemonade

Blackberry Lemonade

Blackberry Lemonade


  • 1/2 cup of sugar
  • 1/2 cup of water
  • 1 cup of frozen blackberries
  • 1/2 cup of Lemonade
  • ice cubes


  1. In a saucepan on medium high heat, add 1/2 cup of sugar, 1/2 cup of water, and the blackberries. Heat until sugar is dissolved and blackberries have colored the water purple.
  2. Remove from heat and place a bowl on the counter. Put mesh strainer above the bowl and pour blackberry simple syrup into the bowl.
  3. Set the blackberry pulp aside.
  4. In a glass add some ice cubes and 1/2 glass full of lemonade. Top with the same amount of blackberry simple syrup. Garnish with a few of the blackberries from the pulp.

Did you make this recipe?

Please leave a comment on the blog or share a photo on Instagram


Need more quick 15 minute recipe ideas? Check out these other great #15MinuteSuppers!

Follow 15 Minute Suppers on Facebook | Twitter | Instagram | Pinterest
and look for the #15MinuteSuppers hashtag too!

BLOGGERS: Would you like to join us at #15MinuteSuppers? We’d love to have you! Please check out the 15 Minute Suppers website or ask to join the Facebook group (for bloggers) to participate on Fridays…we’d love to have you join us.

Strawberry Tea Sandwiches #15MinuteSuppers
I'm Headed to Branson Missouri! #ExploreBranson

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Skip to Recipe