saffron lemonade with blackberries

Saffron Lemonade with Blackberry Syrup Recipe

Saffron Lemonade with Blackberry Syrup


  • 1tsp Saffron
  • 2c Lemon Juice
  • 2½ c Sugar
  • 5c Water + 1c Water +1c Water
  • 1c Blackberries
  • Lots of Ice


  1. In a medium sauce pot combine sugar and 1c water. 
  2. Stir until sugar is dissolved and begins to boil. A
  3. dd the berries and lower the heat, and let simmer until the berries have softened. Remove from heat. 
  4. Break up the saffron using your fingers in the palm of your hand and stir it into the hot mixture –  be sure not to waste any!
  5. Let the syrup sit until cooled.
  6. Combine the lemon juice and water into a tall pitcher, and add the syrup and ice. Stir well and serve immediately!

Source: Free People Blog

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