Raspberry Limeade

by Shoshana on August 2, 2013 · 10 comments

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This raspberry limeade is a variation on the strawberry lemonade I posted a little while back. Once I got started macerating fruit with sugar to make a syrup for drinks the possibilities seemed endless. Fruit, citrus, and sugar and you have the makings of the perfect summer drink. This is one of my favorite so far. Raspberry and lime are perfect companions, and taste just tropical enough that you can imagine you are sitting on a beach somewhere. This drink is definitely going into the rotation of shabbat afternoon treats, at least as long as summer lasts.

Raspberry Limeade

Raspberry Limeade


1 pound frozen raspberries

1 cup (7.5 oz) sugar

1/2 cup + 2 tablespoons (5 oz) fresh squeezed lime juice

4-6 cups water or sparkling water



Place the raspberries in a container with a lid. Pour the sugar over the raspberries, cover with the lid and shake well to thoroughly combine them. Refrigerate overnight, shaking occasionally.

Combine the raspberry mixture, lime juice, 4 cups of water or seltzer and ice in a pitcher. Taste the mixture and add additional water or seltzer if desired.



{ 10 comments… read them below or add one }

Vicky August 2, 2013 at 1:04 pm

Perfect summer drink! Love the color!


Jamie Geller August 4, 2013 at 4:53 am

It looks so refreshing and I love the photo!


Whitney @ Jewhungry August 4, 2013 at 6:59 am

I’m hosting my one year-old’s birthday party next week and this would be perfect for our pool party. Yum!


Ronnie Fein August 4, 2013 at 7:31 am

I made this using fresh raspberries. It was really really perfect for a friend who cannot have alcohol. Looks like sangria!


Alison@Alibabka August 4, 2013 at 6:25 pm

Yum!! Sounds so refreshing!!!


Tamar Genger @joyofkosher August 4, 2013 at 7:47 pm

I have to start doing this, I love all these flavors and would love mixing it with seltzer too.


Sarah Klinkowitz August 5, 2013 at 11:10 am

I can see that maceration may become a new technique I use – so simple! And besides cherries, raspberries are my 2nd favorite fruit!


Alessandra (DinnerinVenice) August 18, 2013 at 6:15 am

Wow, I love this, I am so trying this ASAP


Ellen Schabes April 3, 2014 at 1:35 pm

How many limes would this recipe take? TIA


Shoshana April 3, 2014 at 1:43 pm

It depends on the size of the limes, but I would say 5 or 6. Roll them on the counter first so that more juice will come out and make sure they are at room temperature rather than refrigerated for the most juice.


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