Blueberry Blaster

Blueberry Blaster

The recipe starts out just for the kiddies, but then a splash of spirits turns it into a treat for the grownups.

YIELDS

1 serving

INGREDIENTS

  • 1/3 cup blueberries
  • drink stirrers or short skewers
  • 1 cup Domino® Granulated Sugar
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/2 teaspoon lemon juice
  • ice, crushed
  • 1/2 cup plain seltzer
  • vodka (optional)

INSTRUCTIONS

Wash blueberries; drain. Thread 3 to 4 blueberries onto a short skewer, put on a plate and place in the freezer.

Prepare simple syrup by adding sugar to water in a saucepan. Heat on medium heat until sugar is dissolved, stirring frequently. Carefully set the syrup aside to cool completely.

Puree remaining blueberries in a blender until very smooth. Mix in 3 1/2 teaspoons of simple syrup and lemon juice; set aside.

Fill a tall glass with crushed ice. Pour blueberry puree over the ice; add seltzer. Place stirrer with frozen berries into the glass and serve.

For an adult cocktail, prepare as above and add 2 tablespoons of vodka.