Frozen Lemonade with Blackberry Puree
- 1 1/4 cups plus 1 tsp. fresh lemon juice
- 1/3 cup fresh orange juice
- 3/4 cup plus 2 Tbs. simple syrup (see related
recipe at left)
- 1 pint fresh blackberries, juiced (about 1/3 cup),
plus more blackberries for garnish
- 4 1/2 cups ice cubes
- 4 fresh mint sprigs
In another small bowl, stir together the blackberry juice, the 1 tsp. lemon juice and the 2 Tbs. simple syrup. Set aside.
Put the ice cubes in a blender and add the lemon juice mixture. Using the ice crush feature of the blender or high speed, blend until smooth.
Put 1 Tbs. of the blackberry puree into each of 4 glasses. Pour in the frozen lemonade, dividing evenly. Garnish each with a mint sprig and a few blackberries. Serve immediately. Serves 4.