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Hey there, friends! I’m so excited to share one of my absolute favorite drinks with you all: the lemon blueberry mocktail. This little beauty has become my go-to refreshment during these hot summer months, and let me tell you, it’s a total game-changer.

First things first, let’s talk about the flavors. Can you imagine the perfect blend of tart lemon and sweet, juicy blueberries? It’s like a flavor explosion in your mouth but in the best possible way. The lemon adds this bright, zingy kick that gets your taste buds dancing, while the blueberries bring a lovely balance of sweetness and a gorgeous deep purple hue.

But it’s not just about the taste, my friends. The vibrant colors of mocktail swirling together in your glass are an absolute stunner. It’s almost too pretty to drink… almost. Trust me, once you take that first sip, you won’t be able to resist gulping it down.

I personally recommend that you should try this lemon blueberry mocktail. It’s refreshing, it’s beautiful, and it’s sure to become your new summer obsession. So, what are you waiting for? Collect all your ingredients, and let’s get mixing.

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Why You’ll Love This Lemon Blueberry Mocktail?

Get ready to fall head over heels for this refreshing lemon blueberry mocktail! The perfect summer sipper will have you coming back for more. Here’s why you are going to love it:

  • Flavor Bomb: This mocktail is a flavor explosion in a glass. The sweet blueberry syrup perfectly balances the zesty lemon, creating a taste sensation that will make your taste buds dance with joy.
  • Eye Candy: Let’s be honest; we all love a drink that looks as good as it tastes. This lemon blueberry mocktail is a true stunner with its vibrant purple hue and garnishes that make you want to snap a picture for the gram.
  • Easy Peasy: No need to be a mixology master to whip up this refreshing drink. It’s a super simple recipe you can throw together in no time, giving you more time to kick back and enjoy the refreshing goodness.
    So, grab all the ingredients and experience the ultimate summer refreshment. Trust me, this lemon blueberry mocktail will become your new favorite drink.

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Ingredients Needed to Prepare The Lemon Blueberry Mocktail

It’s time to walk you through each ingredient of making this delicious lemon blueberry mocktail:

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  • Fresh Blueberries: These little gems add a gorgeous purple hue to the drink and bring a burst of sweetness and antioxidants.
  • Water and Sugar: The base for our homemade simple syrup. It’s simple to create and provides the right balance of sweetness to balance out the taste of lemon.
  • Fresh Thyme: This herb adds an unexpected yet delightful, earthy, floral note that takes the flavor profile up a notch.
  • Lemon Juice: We use freshly squeezed lemon juice because nothing beats that bright, zesty flavor straight from the source.
  • Maple Syrup: A touch of pure maple syrup gives depth and richness to the mocktail, complementing the fruity flavors beautifully.
  • Seltzer Water: This bubbly addition gives the drink a refreshing fizziness that makes it even more thirst-quenching on a hot day.
  • Ice Cubes: No mocktail is complete without plenty of ice to keep it nice and chilled.
  • Lemon Slices and Fresh Blueberries: Not only do these garnishes add a pop of color, but they also contribute to the overall fresh, fruity flavor experience.

See the recipe card for complete information on ingredient quantities.

With this simple yet flavorful ingredient list, you will be sipping on a refreshing, Instagram-worthy lemon blueberry mocktail in no time.

How to Make Lemon Blueberry Mocktail?

After learning the ingredients to prepare this lemon blueberry mocktail, it’s time to look at the step-wise process to make this lemon blueberry mocktail.

Steps to Prepare the Blueberry Thyme Simple Syrup:

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  1. First, in a small saucepan, combine the fresh blueberries, water, sugar, and thyme sprigs.
  2. Bring the mixture to a low boil over medium heat, stirring occasionally to dissolve the sugar.
  3. Once the sugar has dissolved, turn the heat low and let the sauce simmer for about 10 minutes, gently mashing the blueberries with a fork or potato masher.
  4. Allow the syrup to cool completely after removing it from the heat source.
  5. Strain the syrup through a fine-mesh strainer once cooled to remove the blueberry solids and thyme sprigs, pressing down on the solids with a spoon to extract as much liquid as possible.
  6. Discard the solids and set aside the syrup.

Steps to Prepare the Lemon Blueberry Mocktail:

  1. Fill a cocktail shaker or large glass with ice cubes to make the lemon blueberry mocktail.
  2. Add some quantity of the blueberry thyme simple syrup, freshly squeezed lemon juice, and maple syrup as per the serving.
  3. Secure the cocktail shaker top or cover the glass with your palm, then shake rapidly for 10-15 seconds to blend and chill the ingredients.
  4. Strain the mixture into two tall glasses filled with fresh ice cubes.
  5. Fill each glass with seltzer water or club soda, leaving approximately an inch of air at the top.
  6. Gently stir the mocktail with a spoon or straw to combine the ingredients.
  7. Lastly, garnish each glass with a lemon slice and some fresh blueberries.

That’s it! Your refreshing lemon blueberry mocktail is ready to be enjoyed. Feel free to adjust the amount of simple syrup, lemon juice, or maple syrup to fit your taste preferences. 

Insta-Worthy Lemon Blueberry Mocktail

Alright, my friends, it’s time to see how the Instagram world is putting its spin on this refreshing lemon blueberry mocktail. I’m sure there are all sorts of creative twists and gorgeous presentations that will make your mouth water. Watch this video to find your new favorite way to enjoy this fruity delight.

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Delicious Variations to Enhance the Mocktail Taste

While the classic lemon blueberry mocktail is a refreshing treat on its own, why not make some mouthwatering flavor variations and additions that will make this summer sipper even more irresistible?

  • Boozy twist: Add 2 oz vodka for a blueberry vodka cocktail or 2 oz gin for a blueberry gin cocktail.
  • Citrus swap: Replace lemon juice with fresh lime juice and use lime seltzer. Garnish with lime slices and blueberries. But I recommend not skipping the lemon juice because it will perfectly balance out this drink.
  • Herbal infusion: Add fresh herbs like rosemary, basil, or mint to the simple syrup.
  • Warm spices: Add ground cinnamon or vanilla extract to enhance the blueberry sweetness.
  • Fruity fusion: Muddle in fresh raspberries, strawberries, or blackberries.
  • Fizzy kick: Top with ginger ale or sparkling grape juice instead of seltzer water.

So, these flavor variations and additions will boost the taste of your lemon blueberry mocktail. Try these variations to impress your taste buds and quench your thirst in style.

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Tips for Serving and Freezing Your Mocktail

Now, let’s talk about serving up this lemon blueberry mocktail in style. First, grab some fancy glasses and load them up with crushed ice for presentation or, even better, with blueberry ice cubes for an extra pop of color.

Remember to garnish with a lemon slice and a few fresh blueberries. Moreover, if you want to make this lemon blueberry mocktail for a party. No problem! The blueberry syrup can be made ahead and stored in the fridge for up to a week.

You can freeze the mocktail mixture in ice cube trays, then just pop them in a glass and top with seltzer when ready to serve. 

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Delicious & Refreshing Lemon Blueberry Mocktail

A refreshing and vibrant non-alcoholic beverage made with fresh blueberries, lemon juice, and a homemade blueberry-thyme simple syrup.
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 7 minutes
Course Beverages, Mocktails
Cuisine American
Servings 1
Calories 190 kcal

Ingredients
  

For the Blueberry Thyme Simple Syrup:

  • 1/4 cup fresh blueberries
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 2 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • 1-2 sprigs fresh thyme

For the Mocktail

  • 1/4 cup blueberry thyme simple syrup
  • 1/4 cup freshly squeezed lemon juice about 2 lemons
  • 2 tablespoons maple syrup
  • 1 cup seltzer water or club soda
  • Ice cubes
  • 1 lemon slice and fresh blueberries for garnish

Instructions
 

Steps to Prepare the Blueberry Thyme Simple Syrup:

  • First, in a small saucepan, combine the fresh blueberries, water, sugar, and thyme sprigs.
  • Bring the mixture to a low boil over medium heat, stirring occasionally to dissolve the sugar.
  • Once the sugar has dissolved, turn the heat low and let the sauce simmer for about 10 minutes, gently mashing the blueberries with a fork or potato masher.
  • Allow the syrup to cool completely after removing it from the heat source.
  • Strain the syrup through a fine-mesh strainer once cooled to remove the blueberry solids and thyme sprigs, pressing down on the solids with a spoon to extract as much liquid as possible.
  • Discard the solids and set aside the syrup.

Steps to Prepare the Lemon Blueberry Mocktail:

  • Fill a cocktail shaker or large glass with ice cubes to make the lemon blueberry mocktail.
  • Add 1some quantity of the blueberry thyme simple syrup, freshly squeezed lemon juice, and maple syrup as per the serving.
  • Secure the cocktail shaker top or cover the glass with your palm, then shake rapidly for 10-15 seconds to blend and chill the ingredients.
  • Strain the mixture into two tall glasses filled with fresh ice cubes.
  • Fill each glass with seltzer water or club soda, leaving approximately an inch of air at the top.
  • Gently stir the mocktail with a spoon or straw to combine the ingredients.
  • Lastly, garnish each glass with a lemon slice and some fresh blueberries.

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Notes

  • For the best flavor, use freshly squeezed lemon juice.
  • Adjust sweetness to taste by adding more or less simple syrup.
  • Garnish with extra lemon slices and fresh blueberries.
 

Disclosure: This video isn’t mine; I included it to provide a visual guide for making Lemon Blueberry Mocktail. I plan to create my own tutorial video in the future when I have a larger budget.

Frequently Asked Questions 

Can I customize my Lemon Blueberry Mocktail?

Absolutely! To customize the mocktail according to your taste preferences. Adjust the sweetness by adding more or less simple syrup, or play around with different ratios of lemon juice to blueberry puree until you find the perfect balance for your palate.

How do I serve a Lemon Blueberry Mocktail?

Serving a Lemon Blueberry Mocktail is a breeze. Simply pour it into a chilled glass with ice and garnish it with a lemon slice or a few fresh blueberries. You have a beautifully refreshing mocktail ready to enjoy.

Can I make a large batch of Lemon Blueberry Mocktail for a party?

Absolutely! You may quickly double the recipe to make a Lemon Blueberry Mocktail pitcher for your guests to enjoy. Adjust the quantities and stir thoroughly before serving to balance each glass properly.

How can I make a kid-friendly version of the Lemon Blueberry Mocktail?

To make a kid-friendly version, simply omit the soda water and replace it with a clear lemon-lime soda or sparkling water. This way, children can enjoy the fruity flavors of the mocktail without the fizz or added sugar.

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