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Bourbon blackberry lemonade goes down easy but packs a serious punch

Brandy is the author of the food blog, Nutmeg Nanny. In her spare time she enjoys developing recipes, baking and cooking. She is a small town girl who left the corn fields of Ohio for the scenic beauty of the Hudson Valley region of New ...

Fresh blackberry puree is the secret ingredient in this bourbon lemonade cocktail

My husband has turned me into a total bourbon drinker and this cocktail is my summertime favorite.

Simply take store bought lemonade, mix it together with a quick blackberry puree and pour in just a touch of bourbon. It's as simple as that.

Fresh blackberry puree is the secret ingredient in this bourbon lemonade cocktail

Bourbon blackberry lemonade recipe

Lemonade is great but it's even better when you throw in fresh, sweet blackberry puree and bourbon. Note: To make the blackberry puree simply add fresh blackberries to a mixer with just a touch of water. Puree until smooth.

Yields 4-6

Total time: 10 minutes


  • 4 cups lemonade
  • 1 cup blackberry puree (see note)
  • 1 cup bourbon
  • 2 cups frozen blackberries
  • Fresh mint, for garnish


  1. To a large pitcher, add lemonade, blackberry puree, bourbon and frozen blackberries.
  2. Stir to combine
  3. Serve over ice and add mint for garnish.

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