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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:
1.5-2 oz lemon vodka per glass
1 C sprite per glass
2 T blueberry syrup per glass
Splash of lemon juice (about 1/4 tsp)

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 lemon vodka and Sprite into glass.
Pour 1/4 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

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:

  • 1.5-2 oz lemon vodka per glass
  • 1 C sprite per glass
  • 2 T blueberry syrup per glass
  • Splash of lemon juice about 1/4 tsp

Instructions

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 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.

For the Lemonade:

  • Fill glass with ice.
  • Pour lemon vodka and Sprite into glass.
  • Pour 1/4 of the blueberry simple syrup on top and garnish with a lemon slice and blueberries.

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Blueberry Tuscan Lemonade with Vodka

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