Thursday, June 21, 2012

The Basics - Blueberry Lemonade

The Basics - Blueberry Lemonade
Nothing is as refreshing as a glass of freshly squeezed lemonade on a hot summer day! - Why not make that delicious summer drink even better with some of your
 Home Canned Blueberry Syrup?

7 cups water (preferably filtered water)
2/3 cup lemon juice (freshly squeezed)
1/2 cup sugar (or to taste but remember - the blueberry syrup has sugar also)
1/2 cup Blueberry Syrup

Before squeezing the juice from your lemons - I always make sure that they are at room temperature and just before cutting them in half - I press down with the palm of my hand and roll the lemon on the counter for just a few seconds (this will help you get the optimum juice from 1 lemon) (see picture below).

Now, in a large pitcher, stir all ingredients until the sugar is totally dissolved.  .

Chill or serve over ice and ENJOY!
If you have some frozen blueberries - add those instead of ice!

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  1. I have to admit, I've never made lemonade with freshly squeezed lemon juice. How lazy is that?

  2. That looks really good, I'm always looking for something to add to my lemonade!

  3. This sounds so good i can't wait to try it.........followin' ya back from CountryMommaCooks : )

  4. The blueberry lemonade looks absolutely beautiful, so delicious! I am following your blog now too!!!
    Thank you,

  5. Grace - thank you so much for following Carole's Chatter. And for linking this in to Food on Friday. Have a super week.

  6. Will be trying this soon, I have never added syrup to lemonade, this one looks absolutely lovely. Thanks for sharing. Cheers, Elna


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