Sparkling Blueberry Lemonade
Easy and delicious lemonade, the perfect summer cool down drink!
|2/3 cup||white sugar superfine is best|
|1 1/2 cups||blueberries|
|1 teaspoon||lemon zest|
|1 cup||freshly squeezed lemon juice ~4-5 whole large lemon|
|2 cups||ice cubes|
|3 cups||sparkling water or club soda|
Combine the sugar, water, blueberries, and lemon zest in a saucepan.
Bring to a boil over medium heat and then simmer for 5-10 minutes or until the sugar is melted and blueberries are starting to burst.
Remove from the heat and pass through a fine sieve. Let this blueberry syrup completely cool.
Meanwhile, juice the lemons to get 1 cup lemon juice.
In a large blender, add the blueberry syrup, lemon juice, and ice. Blend until smooth.
Stir in the sparkling water or club soda.