Recipe courtesy of Justine Simmons
Total:
2 hr 10 min
Active:
10 min
Yield:
6-8
Level:
Easy
Total:
2 hr 10 min
Active:
10 min
Yield:
6-8
Level:
Easy

Ingredients

  • 4 cups frozen blackberries, thawed
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 4 cups boiling water
  • 2 family-size tea bags
  • 1 cup cold water
  • One 24-ounce bottle sparkling lemonade

Directions

Watch how to make this recipe.

Combine the blackberries and sugar in a large bowl and crush with a wooden spoon. Set aside.

Pour the 4 cups boiling water over the tea bags; cover and steep 5 minutes. Discard the tea bags.

Pour the tea over the blackberry mixture and let stand at room temperature for 1 hour. Pour the blackberry tea mixture through a wire-mesh strainer into a large bowl, discarding the solids, then pour the strained liquid into a large pitcher. Add the 1 cup cold water, stir and chill for 1 hour. Just before serving, add the sparkling lemonade. 

A viewer or guest of the show, who may not be a professional cook, provided this recipe. It has not been tested for home use.

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