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Summer-Thyme Blueberry Lemonade

A contemporary and tasty upgrade to classic lemonade with blueberries and fresh thyme.

Ingredients

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  • 5 cups water
  • 46 lemons depending on size of lemons (I used 4 small lemons for this recipe)
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • fistful thyme
  • 1/2 cup fresh or frozen blueberries
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • *garnish- blueberries, fresh lemons, thyme and sugar

Instructions

  1. Gently crush rinsed berries (just enough that they burst) and add to a sauce pan with 1 cup water
  2. Add thyme and sugar and simmer (medium low heat) for about 5 to 10 minutes until the sugar is completely dissolved and remove from heat
  3. To pitcher, add the juice of lemons (seeds removed) and blueberry sugar water
  4. Add remaining water and stir along with vanilla.
  5. Let the lemonade steep in the refrigerator for at least 30 minutes before enjoying.
  6. Garnish glass rims with sugar before pouring over ice.  Use additional garnish of lemon wedges and more blueberries as desired.

Keywords: blueberry lemonade, thyme in lemonade, blueberry thyme lemonade