Blueberry Lemonade Cooler

Blueberries and vodka turn lemonade into a grown-up drink that's a refreshing choice for summer parties.

Yield

8 servings

Ingredients

1 pint (2 cups) fresh blueberries
1/2 cup granulated (white) sugar
1 (12 ounces) can frozen lemonade concentrate, thawed
3 1/2 cups water
2 cups vodka
8 lemon slices

Directions

In large bowl, crush blueberries with sugar, using potato masher. Let stand 20 minutes for syrup to form. Place strainer over small bowl; pour berry mixture into strainer. Press mixture with back of spoon to get as much syrup as possible; discard pulp.

In large pitcher, stir together blueberry syrup, lemonade concentrate, water and vodka.

To serve, fill 8 lowball or highball glasses with ice. Divide lemonade among glasses. Garnish with lemon slices.

Estimated Time

Preparation Time: 10 minutes
Stand Time: 20 minutes

Additional Information

Muddle a mint leaf or two in each glass before adding the ice.

Substitute 2 cups frozen (thawed) blueberries for the fresh.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving: Calories 280 (Calories from Fat 0), Total Fat 0 g (Saturated Fat 0 g, Trans Fat 0 g), Cholesterol 0 mg; Sodium 5 mg; Total Carbohydrate 38 g (Dietary Fiber 1 g, Sugars 34 g), Protein 0 g; Exchanges: 2 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; Carbohydrate Choices: 2 1/2

Recipe Courtesy Of

Betty Crocker

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