Sweet blueberries and fresh ginger pair perfectly in this sparkly refresher!
When the weather starts to get hot, you will need a refreshing drink to help cool you down. This blueberry ginger refresher is the perfect thing to try! The fresh blueberry flavor goes so well with the zesty ginger that you will want to have cup after cup.
This recipe makes enough for about 6 big glasses of a blueberry refresher so you will have plenty on hand to keep your craving satisfied!
That is one thing that we absolutely love about this recipe too- you can totally make it ahead so you can enjoy it anytime. Make the blueberry ginger syrup, strain it and then keep it in the fridge. Anytime you want a glass of refresher, simply measure the syrup into a glass and add a seltzer.
Easy as that! It is also a great drink to make for a party. You can pour the syrup into a large pitcher of ice, add the seltzer and put it on the drink table for everyone to serve themselves. It is sure to be a hit.
"It is also a great drink to make for a party"
If you don’t have any fresh blueberries, frozen blueberries will work as well. You can also try to switch up the recipe by using a different flavor of seltzer.
Orange seltzer would be great and mango seltzer would definitely make this drink even more tropical. No matter what you choose, it will surely be fantastic!
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Here are the answers to a few of your top questions about blueberry ginger refresher. If you still have questions, feel free to shoot us a message and we will respond ASAP!
What is in a blueberry refresher?
Our blueberry refresher is made with water, fresh blueberries, ginger root, sugar, lemon-lime seltzer, and a little bit of fresh mint. You can skip the seltzer if you want a more simple juice rather than a refresher. It will still be quite refreshing!
How can I make my blueberries taste better?
If your blueberries don't taste very good, they are likely not very ripe. Blueberries are very tart when they are not ripe. In order to make your blueberries taste better, add a little sugar, honey or maple syrup. Adding sweetness to the berries will improve their flavor.
What flavor goes best with blueberry?
Lots of flavors go well with blueberry. You can pair blueberry with any other kind of berry. Blueberries also taste great with citrus fruits like lime, lemon, or orange. Blueberries are good with herbs and spices too. Mint, ginger, basil, nutmeg, and even rosemary go well with blueberry.
What spices go best with blueberries?
Sweet blueberries pair with lots of spices. Some of the best spices for blueberries include ginger, cinnamon, thyme, rosemary, lavender, mint, nutmeg, tarragon, and vanilla.
Do blueberry and thyme go together?
Blueberry and thyme definitely go together well. Try pairing blueberries with lemon thyme for even more flavor.
What kind of blueberry is the sweetest?
There are lots of sweet varieties of blueberries. Elizabeth, Powder Blue, and Legacy types of blueberries are considered to be some of the sweetest. To ensure your blueberries are sweet, make sure they are blue all around. Any pink or purple hues mean the berries are still not quite ripe. Blueberries that are completely blue will be quite sweet.