This sparkling raspberry limeade has just 4 ingredients and is a super refreshing drink for a hot day.

This sparkling raspberry limeade has just 4 ingredients and is a super refreshing drink for a hot day. It’s made with fresh raspberries and sparkling water to help keep you cool.

Everyone always thinks of lemonade on a hot day, but limeade is my drink of choice, especially when it’s full of fresh raspberries.

Glasses of raspberry limeade garnished with mint and limes.

Can you believe the color of this sparkling raspberry limeade? It’s the perfect refreshing drink for a hot day and you’ll only need 4 ingredients to make it!

We had a very warm weekend around here and I decided that an ice cold fruity drink was in order. I made a pitcher of this sparkling raspberry limeade and it was gone within 24 hours, everyone loved it!

A jug and glass of raspberry limeade sitting on a wooden board.

How do you make raspberry limeade?

I made limeade because everyone makes lemonade and I wanted to do something a little different. We had three cartons of raspberries in the fridge and I knew they’d be the perfect addition to this drink. That being said, I really didn’t feel like using the blender to puree the raspberries – well, more accurately I didn’t feel like cleaning the blender afterwards. I mixed together the lime juice and sugar in a pitcher and then set a sieve on top of the opening of the pitcher. I used a spoon to smash the raspberries and press them through the sieve – the puree landed directly in the pitcher and the seeds were left behind. I didn’t need the blender after all!

Sparkling raspberry lime drink in tall glasses with paper straws.

To finish the drink, I added lime flavored sparkling water to the lime juice, sugar and raspberry puree. I use the sparkling water with no sugar or additives – the ingredients should just be carbonated water and lime essence. You could always use non-flavored seltzer water or regular water if you’re not in a sparkling kind of mood. Either way you’ll end up with a drink that’s perfectly sweet-tart and a great way to cool off on a warm day.

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5 from 2 votes

Sparkling Raspberry Limeade

AuthorSara Welch
This sparkling raspberry limeade has just 4 ingredients and is a super refreshing drink for a hot day.
A refreshing raspberry limeade drink with only 4 ingredients.
Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time1 minute
Total Time10 minutes
Course Drink
Cuisine American
Serves 6 servings


  • 2/3 cup freshly squeezed lime juice
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 cups fresh raspberries
  • 4 cups lime flavored sparkling water
  • Lime slices , raspberries and mint for garnish (optional)


  • In a pitcher, combine the lime juice and sugar and stir until the sugar is dissolved. Place a small sieve on top of the opening of the pitcher, and in batches, press the raspberries through the sieve with a spoon. Discard the remaining raspberry pulp and seeds.
  • Add the sparkling water to the pitcher and stir everything together. Add the lime slices, raspberries and mint sprigs to the pitcher (optional). Chill until ready to serve.


This drink is best served on the day it's made.


Calories: 92kcal | Carbohydrates: 23g | Sodium: 67mg | Potassium: 98mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 18g | Vitamin A: 25IU | Vitamin C: 18.6mg | Calcium: 30mg | Iron: 0.3mg

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  1. I found your site via the Fabulous Food Fridays link party. This is a gorgeous looking drink, I bet it’s delicious! Pinned and shared! So pretty, I love your photos!

  2. Whoa, gorgeous! I love flavored drinks and limeades are one of my favs! I made a watermelon limeade earlier this summer and kicking myself that I haven’t made it since. Thinking this raspberry one is in order this weekend!

  3. We’ve been having some really hot weather and would love to cool down with this refreshing drink!

  4. These are just beautiful! I can imagine serving them at a fun summer get together (or just making to enjoy myself)! So refreshing!

  5. What a beautiful drink! I love the flavor combo! Pinned and making this before the end of summer!

  6. Gorgeous pictures! This raspberry limeade looks like the perfect refreshment on a hot summer day! Pinned!

  7. My family loves limeade. There is something about the tartness that makes it irresistible. My daughter would adore the color of yours, too.

  8. I could do with a tall glass of this now! Thanks for sharing Sara! Always a pleasure to drop by the recipe zoo of awesome 🙂

  9. Holy wow this looks delicious. I am a sucker for any kind of lime or lemonade–and truthfully I prefer lime! Delicious!