Name: Ginger Mint Lemonade
Prep: 10 minutes
Cook: 10 minutes
Total Prep: 20 minutes
Ginger Mint Simple Syrup
1 cup water
1 cup sugar
1-inch piece of ginger, thinly sliced
1/2 cup packed fresh mint
1/2 of a lemon peel, sliced
Ginger Mint Lemonade
2 cups Ginger Mint Syrup (one recipe)
4 cups water
1 cup fresh lemon juice (7-8 large lemons)
2 cups ice
Lemon slices and mint sprigs for garnish
Prepare Ginger Mint Syrup by combining water, sugar, ginger, mint and lemon peel in a medium saucepan.
Bring mixture to a simmer for 1-2 minutes.
Cover and let steep for 30 minutes.
Fill a large pitcher with 4 cups of water, ice, lemon juice, and Ginger Mint Syrup. Stir well. Serve with lemon and mint garnishes.
Michele S. – North Dakota