Country Thyme Lemonade
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Serves: 4-6 servings
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup water plus 4 cups water
  • 1 cup fresh lemon juice (from about 6 lemons)
  • 5 sprigs of fresh thyme or lemon thyme plus 10 additional sprigs
  • 1- 1½ cups fresh blueberries
  1. In a small saucepan add sugar and 1 cup of water. Wrap 5 sprigs of fresh thyme in bakers twine and place in saucepan. Cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally until sugar is completely dissolved. Remove from heat and allow to cool. Once cooled, discard thyme.
  2. Add lemon juice and 4 cups of water to a medium pitcher.
  3. Stir in cooled mixture. Pour over ice or cover and refrigerate until ready to serve.
  4. Muddle a handful of blueberries (about ¼ cup or depending on size of serving glass) and a few sprigs of thyme in a serving glass.
  5. Fill glass with ice. Pour in prepared lemonade.
  6. Garnish with a few sprigs of thyme and serve.
You can make just simple homemade lemonade following the first 3 lines of directions and omitting the thyme. To make this an adult beverage, add a splash of citron vodka.
Recipe by Mother Thyme at