Raspberry Lemonade Concentrate

Here’s a concentrate that allows you to enjoy a refreshing summer beverage any time of year. Sweet raspberries balance the tartness from lemons. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Raspberry Lemonade ConcentratePhoto: Taste of Home
Raspberry Lemonade Concentrate
Raspberry Lemonade Concentrate
Servings Prep Time Cook Time
5pints of concentrate (4 servings each) 30minutes 10minutes
Servings Prep Time
5pints of concentrate (4 servings each) 30minutes
Cook Time
10minutes
Ingredients
Portions: pints of concentrate (4 servings each)
Units:
Ingredients
Portions: pints of concentrate (4 servings each)
Units:
Instructions
  1. Place raspberries in a food processor; cover and process until blended. Strain raspberries, reserving juice. Discard seeds. Place juice in a Dutch oven; stir in sugar and lemon juice. Heat over medium-high heat to 190°. Do not boil.
  2. Remove from heat; skim off foam. Carefully ladle hot mixture into five hot 1-pint jars, leaving 1/4-in. headspace. Wipe rims; screw on bands until fingertip tight.
  3. Place jars into canner simmering water, ensuring that they are completely covered with water. Bring to a boil; process for 10 minutes. Remove jars and cool.
  4. To use concentrate: Mix 1 pint concentrate with 1 pint tonic water. Serve over ice.
Recipe Notes

Editor's Note
The processing time listed is for altitudes of 1,000 feet or less. Add 1 minute to the processing time for each 1,000 feet of additional altitude.

Nutrition Facts
1 cup: 319 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 20mg sodium, 83g carbohydrate (78g sugars, 1g fibre), 1g protein.