Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. 1 cup plus 2 tbsp. granulated sugar

  2. 2 cups water

  3. 1 pint fresh blueberries

  4. 1 1/2 cups freshly squeezed lemon juice (from about 10 big lemons, including pulp but not seeds)

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. First make a simple syrup by combining 1 cup sugar and water in a saucepan over medium heat, stirring until the mixture boils. Lower the heat and allow the syrup to simmer for another minute. Remove from heat and let cool. In a blender or food processor, puree the blueberries with 2 tablespoons of sugar. In a pitcher, combine the cooled syrup, lemon juice and blueberry puree. To serve, pour 1/4 to 1/3 cup of base into a glass and fill with water. Makes base for 12 servings.


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