Blueberry Lemonade

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Amp up your lemonade game this summer with the addition of sweet, colourful blueberries. Turn the drink into a party-worthy cocktail by adding a splash of gin or vodka and a sprinkling of chopped fresh mint.

  • Portion size 6 servings
  • Credits : Canadian Living Magazine: August 2014

Ingredients

  • 2 lemons
  • 6 cups fresh blueberries
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 4 1/2 cups club soda
  • 4 1/2 cups sparkling water
  • 3 tablespoons lemon juice

Method

Using vegetable peeler, cut strips of lemon rind from lemons, leaving white pith behind.

In saucepan, bring lemon rind, blueberries, sugar and 2 tbsp water to boil; reduce heat and simmer for 15 minutes. Strain through fine-mesh sieve into pitcher, pressing on solids and scraping mixture against sieve with a spoon. Place plastic wrap directly on surface of liquid; refrigerate until cooled, about 2 hours.

Gently stir club soda and lemon juice into blueberry mixture. Serve over ice.

Nutritional facts Per serving: about

  • Fibre trace
  • Sodium 38 mg
  • Sugars 48 g
  • Protein 1 g
  • Calories 207.0
  • Total fat 1 g
  • Potassium 131 mg
  • Cholesterol 0 mg
  • Saturated fat 0 g
  • Total carbohydrate 52 g

%RDI

  • Iron 4.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 3.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 2.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 1.0
  • Vitamin C 22.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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