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The Hirshon Blueberry Mint Lemonade

The Hirshon Blueberry Mint Lemonade

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  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup bottled water
  • 1/2 cup lightly packed fresh mint leaves
  • 1 cup fresh blueberries
  • 1 cup fresh-squeezed lemon juice
  • 1 1/2 cups cold bottled water
  • 1 cup crushed ice cubes


  1. To make the blueberry simple syrup, combine sugar, mint and water in a medium saucepan over medium heat, stirring until the sugar has dissolved. Stir in blueberries and bring to a boil; reduce heat and simmer until blueberries have broken down, about 3-4 minutes.
  2. Strain blueberry mixture through a cheesecloth or fine sieve; let cool in the freezer, you want this syrup COLD. Be careful not to let it freeze.
  3. Mix with lemon juice and water, stir, pour over crushed ice with a garnish of mint leaves and a few whole blueberries. Serve ice-cold. ☺
  • Prep Time: 0 hours
  • Cook Time: 0 hours


  • Calories: 136.28 kcal
  • Sugar: 30.17 g
  • Sodium: 9.39 mg
  • Fat: 0.35 g
  • Saturated Fat: 0.06 g
  • Trans Fat: 0.0 g
  • Carbohydrates: 35.52 g
  • Fiber: 1.85 g
  • Protein: 0.86 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg