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Blackberry-Vanilla Vodka Lemonade

Photo: Randy Mayor; Styling: Cindy Barr
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Serves 8 (serving size: about 3/4 cup)

For a winning adult lemonade, try Blackberry-Vanilla Vodka Lemonade. The vanilla bean is a pleasing addition.

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup fresh lemon juice
  • 3 cups fresh blackberries
  • 6 tablespoons sugar
  • 1/2 vanilla bean, halved lengthwise
  • 1 1/2 cups vodka
  • Ice

Nutrition Information

  • calories 142
  • fat 0.1 g
  • satfat 0.0 g
  • monofat 0.0 g
  • polyfat 0.0 g
  • protein 0.0 g
  • carbohydrate 0.0 g
  • fiber 0.0 g
  • cholesterol 0.0 mg
  • iron 0.0 mg
  • sodium 1 mg
  • calcium 0.0 mg

How to Make It

  1. Start with fresh lemon juice in a pitcher. Place blackberries and sugar in a food processor; process until blended. Press mixture through a fine sieve into pitcher with lemon juice, and discard solids. Scrape seeds from vanilla bean into pitcher. Stir in vodka, and serve over ice.