Yield: 4-6 servings


For the ice cubes: 
Assorted fresh berries (blueberries, strawberry slices, raspberries)

For the lemonade: 
1½ cups freshly squeezed lemon juice (about 12-14 lemons)
¾ cup sugar
2-3 cups sparkling water, chilled

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    Add a few fresh berries to each well of an ice cube tray.  Fill the wells with water and freeze until solid.

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    In a small saucepan, combine the lemon juice and sugar over medium heat.  Let cook, stirring occasionally, until the sugar has dissolved completely.  Transfer to a large liquid measuring cup, cover and chill until ready to serve.

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    To serve, place a few of the berry ice cubes in each serving glass.  Add 2 cups of the sparkling water to the chilled lemon syrup and stir gently.  Add more sparkling water to taste if needed.  Pour the mixture into the glasses and serve immediately.