Pink Raspberry Lime Ade

Serves 4
by Tenina Holder

Well I am to be a grandmother in just a few weeks…not surprisingly this is both amazing and wonderful! I have decided however to be called ‘Grandy’ not Nanna, not Nan, not Grandma, not Granny. I have been told that this is not up to me, but I figure, a slap or two and the kid will get it down no problems!

(Just in case you don’t know me by now, I jest!!)

For the baby shower (it is a little girl, yay, we are even-ing the score a little in the Holder family!!) I created a few little pink treats and this is one of them. Others may or may not follow depending on their success! But this was certainly on the 'successful and shall be done again' list! You need a couple of days up your sleeve for this one remember…to get the fizz happening…so if you are after something for Mother’s Day (or should that be called Grandmother’s Day??) then get squeezing!!

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  • 300 g sugar
  • 40 g raspberries
  • 10 limes, zested, finely grated
  • 2 Litre water to mark in Thermo bowl
  • 10 limes, juiced
  • 2 tsp dried yeast
  • Sterilised glass bottles as required



Place sugar, zest and raspberries into Thermo bowl and cook 10 min/100ºC/speed 2. Cool.


Add juice and yeast and stir 5 sec/speed 8. Strain through fine sieve into sterilised bottles and leave out of the fridge for 2 days until bubbles start to accumulate. Refrigerate and serve with more raspberries and lime slices to taste. It can also be diluted with sparkling water if needed.

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