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Three glasses of raspberry cordial

Raspberry Cordial

Raspberry Cordial is a sweet and tart drink made with fresh raspberries. You can drink it alone or add it to some soda water for a sparkling treat!
Course Drink
Cuisine Canadian
Keyword Raspberry Cordial
Cook Time 30 minutes
Cooling Time 2 hours
Total Time 2 hours 30 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 236kcal
Author Favorite Family Recipes



  • Combine raspberries and sugar in a saucepan.
    Raspberries and sugar in a sauce pot
  • Cook on medium-high heat until all the sugar has dissolved, about 20 minutes. Mash any remaining berry pieces.
    Cooked raspberries in a sauce pot
  • Pour the mixture through a fine mesh strainer. Strain twice if you want to ensure no pulp gets through. Add the lemon juice from two of the lemons.
    Raspberry syrup in a measuring cup
  • Boil the water, and then add it to the raspberry syrup in a large pitcher. Let the mixture cool, and then chill it all the way in the fridge.
    A glass of raspberry cordial topped with lemon slices
  • When you are ready to serve, slice the remaining lemon. Pour cordial into glasses and top with a lemon slice.
    A glass of raspberry cordial topped with lemon slices


Serving: 1g | Calories: 236kcal | Carbohydrates: 60g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 11mg | Potassium: 246mg | Fiber: 9g | Sugar: 48g | Vitamin A: 49IU | Vitamin C: 58mg | Calcium: 47mg | Iron: 1mg