Blackberry Mojito Tea Lemonade

Starbucks Blackberry Mojito Tea Lemonade Recipe @themerrythoughtThis weekend I tried Starbucks’ Blackberry Mojito Tea Lemonade and I was a bit sad that there was sooo much ice in it because it ends up only lasting three long sips! I decided to stop at the store on the way home and pick up ingredients to make my own version! And it turned out amazingly… probably better than Starbucks (theirs, although very delicious, was a bit lacking in the mint and lemonade flavors).
Starbucks Blackberry Mojito Tea Lemonade Recipe @themerrythought Blackberry Mojito Tea Lemonade

10 large mint leaves
4 bags green tea
4 cups water
3/4 cup water
3/4 cup blackberries
2 limes
3 lemons
1/2 cup hot water
1/2 cup sugar
3 cups cold water

-Bring mint leaves and green tea bags to a boil in 4 cups of water and then turn off heat and let it steep for 10 minutes then strain and let cool.
-Add blackberries and 3/4 cup water to food processor and process until you have a thin juice. Strain out juice.
-Mix green tea mixture, blackberry mixture and the juice of two limes.
-Combine 1/2 cup hot water with the sugar and stir until dissolved. Add juice of 3 lemons. Add 3 cups of cold water.
-Add lemonade mixture to the blackberry tea mixture and then chill. Shake or stir with ice before serving.

Blackberry Mojito Tea adapted from Mama Natural.

Starbucks Blackberry Mojito Tea Lemonade Recipe @themerrythought Starbucks Blackberry Mojito Tea Lemonade Recipe @themerrythoughtxo. Caitlin

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  • Monday, August 18, 2014 - 9:50 am

    Brita Britnell - This looks SO good! Definitely saving this to make asap.

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  • Monday, August 18, 2014 - 10:24 am

    Ali | Gimme Some Oven - Your photos are so beautiful! This sounds so refreshing and wonderful.ReplyCancel

    • Tuesday, August 19, 2014 - 11:07 am

      Caitlin McGrath - Thank you, Ali!ReplyCancel

  • Monday, August 18, 2014 - 3:21 pm

    Caitlin - I need this! I agree on the ice…they always put so much that you don’t get enough drink. I think I’ll make my own version too.ReplyCancel

    • Tuesday, August 19, 2014 - 11:25 am

      Caitlin McGrath - You definitely should – I’ve been drinking so much of this since I made it! And I have some extra blackberries, so I can make another batch!ReplyCancel

  • Tuesday, August 19, 2014 - 6:13 am

    MB@Bourbon and Brown Sugar - Thank you thank you.. this looks like the perfect summer drink! Pinned!ReplyCancel

  • Tuesday, August 19, 2014 - 12:38 pm

    Peggy - Oh this looks delicious! It would be lovely with other berries as well. Just a quick question… did boiling the green tea make it bitter? Just wondering because I’ve found that to be the case typically but recently I’ve had friends tell me it all depends on the green tea. Thanks!ReplyCancel

    • Tuesday, August 19, 2014 - 1:16 pm

      Caitlin McGrath - I didn’t think so… but I rarely ever drink green tea so maybe I just didn’t notice once all the sweetness of the berries and lemonade were added in.ReplyCancel

    • Wednesday, August 20, 2014 - 9:38 pm

      Kailey - I tried this recipe, and I definitely didn’t think it tasted bitter at all. And I love green tea 🙂ReplyCancel

  • Tuesday, August 19, 2014 - 8:34 pm

    da34na - look delicious I can’t wait to Try this !
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  • Saturday, November 15, 2014 - 2:09 pm

    Sanderson - If you use the tea brand Starbucks uses you get the extra punch of mint…they use Tazo Zen green teaReplyCancel

  • Friday, July 31, 2015 - 5:51 pm

    Sarisa - Ahhh! This looks delicious, will definitely be making todayReplyCancel

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