Blueberry Iced Tea

on Aug 30, 2012 @ 05:29 pm

Blueberry Simple Syrup (For Iced Tea)
cups fresh blueberries or cups dry-packed frozen blueberries, rinsed and drained
cups water
  • cup sugar

  • Directions:
    Place your blueberries in a pot. Bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer for 10 minutes.

  • Set sieve or colander lined with cheesecloth (or thick papertowel) over a bowl and pour in the blueberry mixture.
  • Gently press out the juice with a spoon or by twisting the cheesecloth. Discard the pulp and measure the juice into saucepan.
  • Add 1/2 cup sugar for each cup of juice and cook over medium heat, stirring until sugar is dissolved.
  • Bring to a boil and cook 2 minutes.
  • Chill and pour into covered jar. Store in refrigerator.
  • Add two tablespoons to each glass of prepared iced tea. Stir well and garnish with a lemon slice.

    1 Replies

    Too sweet for me! on Sep 07, 2012 @ 02:36 pm

    I actually tried this a few night's ago, after seeing your post - and I didn't really like it, haha. It doesn't surprise me though, because I'm not a huge blueberry fan! But, I did pass on the mix to a friend of mine, and she's absolutely obsessed with it now. She's used the whole batch!

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