Raspberry Lime Rickeys

During high school, I worked at an ice cream stand and it was a blast! It was some of the most fun I had as a teenager.  I know, it’s pathetic.  But while I worked there, I discovered my love for raspberry lime rickeys. But rather than using soda water, I had them with Sprite.  Since I stopped working there years ago, I think I had one or two raspberry lime rickeys, and then I discovered them again at Mann Orchards.  So then I thought, rather than buy a bottled version, I can certainly make my own.

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I found a recipe for homemade raspberry lime rickeys on the blog Mel’s Kitchen Café.

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Making the raspberry syrup is incredibly easy.  The hardest part is having to wait for it to cool so you can make the drink!

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This makes a perfect summer drink.  And what’s great about making it yourself is you can add the amount of syrup you desire to an ice filled glass of seltzer.

 

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Although I would have loved to have Sprite, I need to stay away from soda because I am pregnant.  However, the seltzer is just as delicious!

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Another refreshing summer drink that I recently made is strawberry lemonade with fresh picked strawberries.  I did not take any pictures, but check out the recipe here!

I hope everyone’s summer is off to a good start.  Enjoy these refreshing drinks to keep cool!

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