1 (12-ounce) bag unsweetened frozen mixed berries, thawed
1 (12-ounce) can frozen lemonade concentrate, thawed
1 cup vanilla simple syrup, recipe follows
3 cups water
In a blender, combine the berries, lemonade concentrate and syrup. Blend until smooth. Pour the mixture into a large pitcher. Add the water and stir, then refrigerate for at least 1 hour. Pour the lemonade into ice-filled glasses and serve.
1/2 cup sugar
1 cup water
1 vanilla bean, cut in half lengthwise, seeds removed, pod reserved
The blended mixture can be strained through a fine mesh sieve to remove the berry seeds, if preferred.