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Developed by the U.S. Highbush Blueberry Council


  • 1⁄3 cup sugar
  • 1 1/4 cups fresh blueberries, divided
  • 1⁄3 cup lemon juice


In 1 quart glass measuring cup, combine sugar, 2 tablespoons of the blueberries and 1/2 cup water. Microwave on high until hot, about 1 minute. Stir until sugar dissolves. Add lemon juice and enough water to make 1 quart. Chill. Fill tall glasses with ice cubes, add chilled blueberry mixture and remaining berries, dividing equally. Garnish with lemon slices if desired.


Blueberry Ice Cubes:

Place 3 berries in each of 12 ice cube cups. Fill with water and freeze. 36 berries equals about 1/4 cup