- 1 12-ounce package frozen unsweetened raspberries (about 3 cups)
- 1 cup sugar
- 1/2 cup water
- 1 1/2 tablespoon grate lemon peel
- 1 cup fresh lemon juice
- 1 liter chilled sparkling water or club soda
- 1 liter Ice cubes
- 1 liter Fresh raspberries
- 1 liter Lemon slices
Combine frozen raspberries, sugar, and 1/2 cup water in medium saucepan.
Stir over medium heat until sugar dissolves and berries thaw.
Increase heat and boil 3 minutes.
Strain raspberry mixture into bowl, pressing on solids to extract as much liquid as possible; discard solids in strainer.
Mix lemon peel into raspberry syrup in bowl.
Chill until cold.
Stir raspberry syrup, lemon juice, and sparkling water in large pitcher to blend.
Fill 6 glasses with ice cubes.
Pour raspberry lemonade into glasses.
Add fresh raspberries to each glass, if desired.
Garnish with lemon slices and serve.