Recipe: Sparkling Blackberry Mint Lemonade
- Less than 15 MIN
- Feeds 2
Lemonade. It's the product of every child’s first business endeavor, the better half of an Arnold Palmer, and the most delicious way to cool down on a hot summer day.
We know a thing or two about lemonade at Chick-fil-A. Our simple recipe made from three ingredients (you guessed it: lemons, sugar and water) is a customer favorite. Turns out, it's also the perfect base for making your own herbal infusions at home.
“This sophisticated spin on the classic beverage is sure to be a hit at your next outdoor gathering.”–Chef Christy Cook
If you love Chick-fil-A Lemonade, you'll love making Chef Christy Cook's Sparkling Blackberry Mint Lemonade. This sophisticated spin on the classic beverage is sure to be a hit at your next outdoor gathering.
- 1/2 cup fresh or frozen blackberries*
- 4-6 mint leaves, whole*
- 2 teaspoons sugar
- 1 large (32 oz.) Chick-fil-A lemonade, no ice
- 1 pint club soda
*Fruit and herb pairings can be substituted to your liking.
- Place mint, blackberries and sugar in a half-gallon pitcher. Using a wooden spoon, muddle (lightly mash) the blackberries, mint and sugar until the blackberries are broken into tiny seedpods. Allow the mixture to rest 10 minutes before adding liquids.
- Add lemonade to the fruit mixture and set for up to four hours. Lightly stir in the club soda, and if you’re feeling extra fancy, you can rim the glasses with a combination of sugar, sea salt and lemon zest. Pour the tasty beverage over ice and top with blackberries, mint leaves and lemon slices. Enjoy!