Recipe by Pretty in Pistachio
As tasty as the name is adorable, this blueberry honey bee cocktail combines the sticky sweet flavor of honey with the freshness of blueberries for a drink that hits the spot this holiday season. The best part? This blueberry honey bee cocktail is easy to whip up in a jiffy so you can always be ready for impromptu get togethers and happy hours. Who knew you were such a prepared host/ess?!
- 4 ounces light rum
- 1 ounce lemon juice
- 2 cups frozen blueberries, slightly thawed
- 1-1/2 cups water
- 1-1/2 tablespoons honey
- Make a simple syrup with the ¾ cup of honey and ¾ water.
- In a shaker, muddle blueberries. Fill with ice and add rum, lemon juice, and 1 tablespoon simple syrup.
- Shake and strain into a chilled cup.
Number of servings (yield): 2 Cocktails
For a mocktail version, swap out the light rum for a white grape juice.
The syrup makes more than what one drink requires but can be stored and kept handy for additional drinks.