Grade Blues Limeade
Grade Blues Limeade

“Grande Blues” Limeade Recipe


August 6, 2016

Recipe by Chef Jacquie


Blueberry and lime simple syrup Ingredients

2/3 cup of fresh lime juice (4 limes)

Zest of 1 lime

1/2 cup water

3/4 cup sugar

1 package (4.4 ounces) Hurst Berry Farms “Grande Blues” Blueberries (Our sponsor, Hurst’s Berry Farm*, provided us with amazing blueberries for this featured recipe!)

Cocktail Ingredients

2 ounces blueberry and lime simple syrup

1 ounce rum

1 ounce sparkling white wine

2 ounces still or sparkling water

Lime wedge and lemon balm leaves for garnish


Directions to make blueberry and lime simple syrup

1Place all ingredients except blueberries in a small saucepot over medium heat and stir with wooden spoon until sugar is dissolved.

2Once sugar is dissolved, bring to a boil and cook for 1 minute.

3Remove from heat, strain and place back on the heat.

4Add blueberries and cook for 1 more minute.

5Remove from heat and cool completely.

Directions to Make the Cocktail

1Fill a tall glass with ice.

2Add simple syrup, rum and sparkling wine, top off with water and stir until well blended.

3Garnish with lime wedge and lemon balm leaves.

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