Blueberry Lemonade Recipe

Enjoy this berry delicious Louisiana beverage recipe.

Blueberries Ripening at Hillcrest Blueberry Farm

Louisiana’s humid subtropical climate fosters fruits like southern highbush blueberries, strawberries and peaches — to name a few. The state’s many farmers markets showcase its gorgeous bounties. Or visit a pick-your-own blueberry farm, a common tradition in summer, when fruit is full and ripe.

At Hillcrest Blueberry Farm in Gloster, you won’t just find fresh blueberries. You’ll also find delicious jams, jellies, preserves, fruit butters and Daye Alexander’s refreshing blueberry lemonade. Here, she shares her recipe for a berry beverage fit for a summer afternoon.

Ingredients for Blueberry Lemonade: 

  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 1 1/2 cups lemon juice
  • 1 quart fresh blueberry juice (available at Hillcrest Blueberry Farm or at a local grocer)

Method of Preparation: 

  1. Place all ingredients in a gallon container. Then, fill with water and stir.
  2. Chill before serving. Makes one gallon of juice.

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