Raspberry Vanilla Smash Lemonade

3/4 cup white granulated sugar
1/2 vanilla bean, split and scraped
1 1/2 cups raspberries, rinsed
5 lemons, juiced (about 1 1/4 cup of lemon juice)
Pinch of salt
3 cups water

1. In a small bowl, add the sugar. Using your fingers, mix in the vanilla caviar until it's thoroughly distributed throughout the sugar.

2. In a large bowl, add the raspberries, lemon juice, vanilla sugar and pinch of salt. Let the mixture stand for 10 minutes. The lemon juice and sugar will help release the raspberries' juices. Next, using the back of a wooden spoon (or muddler, if you have one), smash the raspberries until the mixture resembles a puree. Strain the juice through a sieve, pushing the mixture with the back of spoon. You want to get all the juice you can get! Add 3 cups of water to the mixture and transfer to a fridge for at least an hour. Pour over ice. YUM!
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