“Saw Giada make this on Giada at Home, episode, Let Them Eat Cake. Yum!”

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 340.19 g bag frozen unsweetened mixed berries, thawed
  • 340.19 g can frozen lemonade concentrate, thawed
  • 236.59 ml vanilla simple syrup, recipe follows
  • 709.77 ml water (or more to taste)
  • ice
  • Vanilla Simple Syrup
  • 118.29 ml sugar
  • 236.59 ml water
  • 1 vanilla bean, cut in half lengthwise, seeds removed, pod reserved


  1. In a blender, combine the berries, lemonade concentrate and syrup. Blend until smooth. Pour the mixture into a large pitcher(The blended mixture can be strained through a fine mesh sieve to remove the berry seeds, if preferred). Add the water and stir, then refrigerate for at least 1 hour. Pour the lemonade into ice-filled glasses and serve.
  2. To make Vanilla Simple Syrup:
  3. In a small saucepan, over medium heat combine the sugar, water, vanilla bean seeds, and vanilla pod. Bring to a boil, then reduce the heat to a simmer. Cook, stirring occasionally, until the sugar has dissolved, about 5 minutes. Remove the pan from the heat and allow the syrup to cool, about 20 minutes. Strain before using.
  4. Yield: 1 cup.

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