a Blackberry Surprise

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By Jen Smallwood
from Tamarac, FL

Blackberries with an attitude...a refreshing summer drink - Recipe Source: mine...

serves 8
prep time 10 Min
method No-Cook or Other


  • 6 c
    water, divided
  • 3 c
    fresh blackberries
  • 1/2 - 1 c
    sugar, depending on your taste buds
  • 1 c
    frozen limeade
  • 1/2 - 1 c
    vodka, depending on your taste buds
  • 8 thin lime slices, optional
  • fresh blackberries, optional

How To Make

  • 1
    Note: You Can Omit The Vodka, for an all ages drink. Place 1 cup water and 3 cups blackberries in a blender; process until smooth. Press blackberry puree through a sieve into a large pitcher; discard seeds. Add remaining 5 cups water, sugar, limeade and vodka to pitcher; stir until sugar dissolves. Place 1 lime slice and a few blackberries, if desired, into each of 8 glasses; pour about 1 cup limeade over each serving.