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Photo by: Marcus Nilsson | Recipe by Tracey Seaman
Berry-Lemon Sparklers-
Make your own fruity soda with fresh berries.

8 Servings | Prep 10 min
Ingredients:
* 1 1/2 pints raspberries or ... more 
Photo by: Marcus Nilsson | Recipe by Tracey Seaman
Berry-Lemon Sparklers-
Make your own fruity soda with fresh berries.

8 Servings | Prep 10 min
Ingredients:
* 1 1/2 pints raspberries or blackberries, plus more for garnish
* 1 1/3 cups sugar
* 2 cups lemon juice (from 8 lemons)
* Ice
* Seltzer
* Mint sprigs, for garnish

Directions:
1. In a medium bowl, mash the 1 1/2 pints berries with the sugar; let stand for 10 minutes. Stir in 1/2 cup water, then strain into a large pitcher, pressing with a spoon to extract any juice. Stir in the lemon juice and 2 1/2 cups more water.
2. Fill 8 pint glasses halfway with ice. Pour about 3/4 cup berry-lemon mixture into each glass, top with a splash of seltzer and stir to combine. Garnish with berries and a mint sprig.


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