If you like raspberry lemonade and if you also happen to like vodka, then there’s a good chance that you’ll absolutely love this recipe for making a perfectly balanced raspberry vodka lemonade. It’s also easy to modify into a non-alcohol version as well if you’re interested in making a more family-friendly version of the drink.

How to Make Raspberry Vodka Lemonade

Here’s everything that you’ll need to know in order to mix up this tasty vodka cocktail:

  • Prepare the raspberries. Place 2 cups of fresh raspberries in a fine-mesh sieve over a bowl.
  • Mash. Use the back of a spoon to stir and mash the raspberries against the side and bottom of the sieve.
  • Combine the ingredients. Add the cold water, lemon juice, vodka, and raspberry puree into a large pitcher.
  • Add the sugar. Stir in the sugar until well combined.
  • Refrigerate. Refrigerate the vodka lemonade for a minimum of one hour.
  • Serve. Serve over ice.

Raspberry Vodka Lemonade

Raspberry Vodka Lemonade

How Many Calories Are In This Raspberry Vodka Lemonade?

Here is the approximate nutritional breakdown of a single serving (1/8 ) of this raspberry vodka lemonade:

  • 101 calories
  • 1 gram protein
  • 0 grams dietary fat
  • 17.5 grams carbs
  • 14.5 grams sugar
  • 2.5 grams dietary fiber

Raspberry Vodka Lemonade

While a single serving of this cocktail isn’t too bad nutrition-wise, this raspberry vodka lemonade is still definitely a drink that you’ll want to enjoy in moderation – it can become quite easy to quickly ramp up your sugar intake when drinking a few of these!

Raspberry Vodka Lemonade

How to Make a Lower Sugar Version of This Raspberry Vodka Lemonade

If nearly 18 grams of sugar per serving is a little bit on the high end for you, then there are indeed ways to make a lower sugar version of this cocktail.

Here are a few of my favorite low carb options that you can use as a sweetener instead of sugar:

  • Stevia
  • Allulose
  • Saccharin

Raspberry Vodka Lemonade

Raspberry Vodka Lemonade

Perfectly Balanced Raspberry Vodka Lemonade (Made with Fresh Raspberries)

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Servings: 8

Ingredients 

  • 2 cups fresh raspberries
  • 3 cups cold water
  • ½ cup lemon juice
  • ½ cup vodka
  • ½ cup sugar

Instructions 

  • Place the raspberries in a fine-mesh sieve over a bowl. 
  • Using the back of a spoon, stir and mash the raspberries against the side and bottom of the sieve.
  • In a large pitcher add the water, lemon juice, vodka and raspberry purée. 
  • Stir in the sugar until combined. 
  • Refrigerate the vodka lemonade for minimum one hour. 
  • Serve over ice.
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Emma Kelly

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