Blueberry Lemonade Recipe

This blueberry lemonade recipe uses homemade blueberry syrup to create an instant thirst-quencher.

| October 2013

  • Glass of blueberry lemonade
    Once you make this Blueberry Lemonade recipe, you'll never want to drink store-bought juice again.
    Photo By Fotolia/sarsmis
  • Put em Up Book Cover
    In "Put 'em Up! Fruit," author Sherri Brooks Vinton provides multiple ways to store and use extra fruit.
    Cover Courtesy Storey Publishing

  • Glass of blueberry lemonade
  • Put em Up Book Cover

With an increasing number of people growing their own food, and shopping at farmers’markets, there is a growing demand for information on extending the life of your fruits. Put ‘em Up! Fruit (Storey Publishing, 2013) by Sherri Brooks Vinton is full of ways to store and use extra fruit. The following excerpt uses a homemade blueberry syrup recipe (also featured) to make this Blueberry Lemonade recipe.

You can purchase this book from the Mother Earth Living store: Put ‘em Up! Fruit.  

Blueberry Lemonade Recipe

I always serve a “mocktail” when I entertain—a special booze-free beverage. It gives kids a chance to enjoy a libation that’s a treat and gives the grown-ups an alternative to the bar if they would like one. This lemonade, refreshing to both young and old, is a welcome addition at any gathering.

• 1/2 cup Blueberry Syrup
• Juice of 4 lemons (about 1/2 cup)
• 1/4 cup sugar
• 4 cups water or seltzer
• Ice

1. Combine the syrup, lemon juice, and sugar in a large pitcher and stir until the sugar dissolves.

2. Add the water or seltzer and stir to combine. Serve over ice. Makes 5 cups.

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