Blueberry Tuscan Lemonade with Vodka | Summer Drink Recipe

Blueberry Tuscan Lemonade with Vodka | Summer Drink Recipe

Blueberry Tuscan Lemonade with Vodka

When I think of summer drinks, I think of sweet and fruity drinks like this Coconut Amaretto Cocktail. Coconut is for the beaches, but lemon is for the backyard. I can just see myself sitting in the shade under a big tree sipping on this Blueberry Tuscan Lemonade out of a mason jar. If you don’t drink alcohol, you can substitute lemonade for the vodka. Scroll to the bottom to print this recipe.

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What You Need for Blueberry Tuscan Lemonade

Makes 4 Drinks

For the Blueberry Simple Syrup:
1/2 C blueberries
1/2 C sugar
1/2 C water

Blueberry Tuscan Lemonade with Vodka

For the Lemon Zest:
Zest of 1/2 lemon
1/8 C sugar

Blueberry Tuscan Lemonade with Vodka

For the Lemonade:
8 oz lemon vodka
4 C Sprite
1 tsp lemon juice

You will need 4 glasses or mason jars.

Blueberry Tuscan Lemonade with Vodka

How to Make Blueberry Tuscan Lemonade

For the Blueberry Simple Syrup:

Place the blueberries, sugar and water in a small sauce pan. Heat over medium heat.

Smash some berries with a fork or a muddler while stirring. Sauce will thicken slightly. Allow to cool.

For the Lemon Zest:

Zest lemon and add to 1/8 C sugar.

Using a fork, press zest into sugar combining it together.

Using a lemon slice, trace the rim of your glass to moisten. Place rim into lemon sugar to coat rim. [Use mason jars for an extra summery feel!]

Blueberry Tuscan Lemonade with Vodka

For the Lemonade:

Fill glass with ice.

Pour 2 oz lemon vodka and 1 C Sprite into each glass. Add 1/4 tsp lemon juice into each glass.

Pour 2 tablespoons of the blueberry simple syrup on top and garnish with a lemon slice and blueberries.

Blueberry Tuscan Lemonade with Vodka

This summer vodka drink is fruity and delicious! Let me know what you think in the comments below.

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Tuscan Lemonade with Vodka | Summer Drink Recipe

Tuscan Lemonade with Vodka | Summer Drink Recipe

Yield: 4 Cocktails
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
I can just see you sitting in the shade under a big tree sipping on this Blueberry Tuscan Lemonade out of a mason jar.

Ingredients

For the Blueberry Simple Syrup:

  • 1/2 C blueberries
  • 1/2 C sugar
  • 1/2 C water

For the Lemon Zest:

  • Zest of 1/2 lemon
  • 1/8 C sugar

For the Lemonade:

  • 8 oz vodka, lemon flavored
  • 4 C Sprite
  • 1 tsp lemon juice

Instructions

For the Blueberry Simple Syrup:

  1. Place the blueberries, sugar and water in a small sauce pan. Heat over medium heat.
  2. Smash some berries with a fork while stirring. Sauce will thicken slightly. Allow to cool.

For the Lemon Zest:

  1. Zest lemon and add to 1/8 C sugar.
  2. Using a fork, press zest into sugar combining it together.
  3. Using a lemon slice, trace the rim of your glass to moisten. Place rim into lemon sugar to coat rim.

For the Lemonade:

  1. Fill glass with ice.
  2. Pour 2 oz lemon vodka and 1 C Sprite into each glass. Add 1/4 tsp lemon juice into each glass.
  3. Pour 2 tablespoons of the blueberry simple syrup on top and garnish with a lemon slice and blueberries.
Nutrition Information:
Yield: 4 Serving Size: 1 cocktail
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 370 Total Fat: 0g Saturated Fat: 0g Trans Fat: 0g Unsaturated Fat: 0g Cholesterol: 0mg Sodium: 28mg Carbohydrates: 62g Fiber: 1g Sugar: 59g Protein: 1g

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Blueberry Tuscan Lemonade with Vodka

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