Raspberry Citrus, Soda


Citrus, Soda


3 cups fresh raspberries

2 cups water

1 cup sugar

1/2 cup honey

1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice

1 tablespoon fresh lime juice

3 cups sparkling water


1 lime cut into rounds

1 lemon cut into rounds

Fresh raspberries for garnish

Fresh mint, muddled


Place raspberries and water in a medium sized sauce pan and simmer for 5 minutes.  Remove from heat and mash the raspberries to release flavor.  While hot add sugar and honey and stir.  Let cool and add lemon and lime juice. 


Press liquid through the sieve into a bowl.   Pour juice into a pitcher and add sparkling water.  Fill pitcher with ice and let melt about 5 minutes to dilute.  Squeeze lemon and lime rounds on top and drop into pitcher.  Add fresh raspberries and mint.  8-10 servings.