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Raspberry Basil Lemonade is bursting with the summertime flavors of lemonade, fresh raspberries, fragrant basil leaves and a splash of vodka! An easy recipe for happy hour on a warm summer evening, picnic or barbecue! vodka | drinks | cocktails | raspberry | basil lemonade | #swirlsofflavor
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Basil Raspberry Lemonade

Basil Raspberry Lemonade is bursting with the summertime flavors of lemonade, fresh raspberries, fragrant basil leaves and a splash of vodka! An easy recipe for happy hour on a warm summer evening, picnic or barbecue! 
Prep Time10 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Drinks
Cuisine: American
Keyword: basil lemonade, lemonade pitcher punch, lemonade punch, raspberry lemonade, vodka lemonade drinks, vodka punch recipe
Servings: 6
Calories: 229kcal
Author: Gwynn Galvin

Ingredients

  • 2 lemons, sliced, divided
  • 1 cup fresh raspberries, divided
  • 1/4 cup fresh basil leaves
  • 2 Tbs. sugar
  • ice cubes
  • 5 cups lemonade
  • 1 cup raspberry vodka

Instructions

  • In bowl combine slices from 1 lemon, 1/2 cup raspberries, basil leaves and sugar. Using end of wooden spoon, muddle together until fragrant and juices begin to appear.
  • Transfer mixture to a pitcher with ice cubes. Add lemonade, vodka, remaining lemon slices and raspberries. Serve with straws.

Notes

Makes 6 cups.
Prefer your lemonade without alcohol? Just substitute 1 cup additional lemonade or raspberry lemonade for the raspberry vodka!

Nutrition

Calories: 229kcal | Carbohydrates: 35g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 14mg | Potassium: 80mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 29g | Vitamin A: 53IU | Vitamin C: 25mg | Calcium: 16mg | Iron: 1mg