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Mint Blackberry Lemonade (Limonada de Mora y Menta) in two glasses with mint sprigs.

Mint Blackberry Lemonade (Limonada de Mora y Menta)

A recipe for Mint Blackberry Lemonade (Limonada de Mora y Menta) from the cookbook, Aguas Frescas & Paletas, by Ericka Sanchez. Fresh blackberries are blended with lemon and mint for a cool and refreshing drink.
Course Drinks
Cuisine Mexican
Keyword beverage, blackberry, drink, lemon, lemonade, mint
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
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Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 8 Servings


  • 1/2 cup pure cane sugar
  • 5 cups water divided
  • 1 1/2 cups lemon juice
  • 3 cups blackberries
  • 2 tablespoons (packed) fresh mint plus a few sprigs for garnish


  • Place sugar and 1 cup water in a small saucepan over medium heat. Stir until sugar has dissolved. Set aside to cool.
  • Combine lemon juice, blackberries, and mint in a blender. Blend until smooth.
  • Place sugar water mixture and remaining 4 cups water in a large pitcher. Stir in blackberry mixture, with or without running it through a strainer.
  • Serve cold over ice and garnish with mint sprigs.