Raspberry Mint Cooler


  • 3 cups water
  • 1 cup chopped fresh mint
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 3 (10 ounce) packages frozen sweetened raspberries, thawed
  • 2 1/4 cups lemonade concentrate
  • 6 cups cold water
  • Crushed ice


In a large saucepan, bring water, mint and sugar to a boil. Stir until sugar is dissolved. Remove from the heat; let stand for 5 minutes. Add the raspberries and the lemonade concentrate; gently mash raspberries.

Line a strainer with four layers of cheesecloth; place over a 1-gal. container. Slowly pour raspberry mixture into strainer’ discard pulp and mint. Add cold water to the raspberry juice; stir well. Serve over ice.


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