Alton Brown's Blueberry Soda from Good Eats (Food Network)

Total Time
17mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 2 mins

It's a fun and fruity blueberry soda with a unique and refreshing taste.

Directions

  1. Place the blueberries and the water into a medium saucepan, set over medium-high heat and bring to a boil.
  2. Reduce the heat to low and simmer for 15 minutes.
  3. Remove the saucepan from the heat and pour the mixture into a colander lined with cheesecloth that is set in a large bowl.
  4. Allow to cool for 15 minutes.
  5. Gather up the edges of the cheesecloth and squeeze out as much of the liquid as possible.
  6. Discard the skin and pulp.
  7. Return the blueberry juice to the saucepan along with the sugar and lime juice.
  8. Place over medium high heat and stir until the sugar has dissolved.
  9. Bring to a boil and cook for 2 minutes.
  10. Remove from the heat and transfer to a heatproof glass container and place in the refrigerator, uncovered, until completely cooled.
  11. Before Serving: Combine 1/4 cup of the liquid with 8-ounces of carbonated water and serve over ice.
Most Helpful

So easy and sooo good. I loved the intense blueberry flavor in this soda. It was so quick to make, I'm scared, I'll be able to enjoy this as much as I want. Much nicer than anything you will buy in a bottle. Thank you for sharing this versatile recipe that can be enjoyed as bold flavor or soft and subtle. Made for My 3 Chefs - 2012.

Baby Kato June 13, 2012