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Raspberry and lemonade cordial

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This Raspberry and lemonade cordial recipe makes for a refreshing beverage that's perfect for the warmer weather. Give this a go next time you're having people over, it's sure to be a hit!

  • Serves5
  • Cook time10 minutes
  • Prep time10 minutes
Raspberry and lemonade cordial


  • 250g fresh raspberries
  • 1 cup (220g) caster sugar
  • 2 tsp finely grated lemon rind
  • 1 cup (250ml) lemon juice
  • 1/2 tsp tartaric acid
  • Mineral water, to serve
  • Ice cubes, to serve

Nutritional information

Per Serve: Energy: 842kJ/201 Cals (10%), Protein: 1g (2%), Fat: 0g (0%), Sat fat: 0g (0%), Carb: 47g (15%), Fibre: 3g (10%).

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  1. Step 1

    Combine the raspberries, sugar, lemon rind, lemon juice and tartaric acid in a large saucepan over medium heat. Cook, stirring, for 5 mins or until sugar dissolves. Strain through a fine sieve into a bowl. Use the back of a spoon to push as much pulp through as possible. Return to a clean saucepan. Place over high heat and bring to the boil. Cook for 2 mins or until syrup thickens slightly.
  2. Step 2

    Carefully pour into a sterilised bottle and seal. Place in the fridge to chill.
  3. Step 3

    Pour cordial into serving glasses and top with mineral water and ice to serve.