recipe: blueberry pink lemonade

Blueberry pink lemonade is the ultimate summer drink. Fresh, sweet with a sour twist. Yum! Make this for your next backyard barbecue or show up all the other lemonade stands on the block with this tasty treat.

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photo credit: BC Blueberry Council / Tracey Kusiewicz

Blueberry Pink Lemonade

Makes 1 L

Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1-1/4 cups fresh blueberries, divided
  • 1/2 cup lemon juice

Directions

  1. In 1-quart glass measuring cup, combine sugar, 2 tablespoons of the blueberries and 1/2 cup water.
  2. Microwave on high until hot, about 1 minute; stir until sugar dissolves. Alternatively, heat in a small saucepan.
  3. Add lemon juice, and enough water to make 1 quart; chill.
  4. Fill tall glasses with ice cubes, add chilled blueberry mixture and remaining berries, dividing equally. Garnish with lemon slices if desired.
  5. To make Blueberry ice cubes, place 3 berries in each of 12 ice cube cups. Fill with water and freeze. 36 berries equals about 1/4 cup.

Recipe courtesy of BC Blueberries

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