Recipe courtesy of Chuck Hughes
Tequila Lemonade
Total:
15 min
Active:
15 min
Yield:
2 servings
Level:
Easy
Total:
15 min
Active:
15 min
Yield:
2 servings
Level:
Easy

Ingredients

  • Ice cubes (about 2 cups)
  • 8 Meyer lemons
  • Dash sugar cane syrup or simple syrup
  • 4 sprigs fresh peppermint, leaves torn
  • 1 lemon, sliced into wheels
  • 4 ounces Tequila
  • Dash of soda water or seltzer
  • 2 vanilla beans, for garnish

Directions

Into a pitcher, put about 2 scoops of ice cubes. Squeeze in the juice of 8 Meyer lemons or 8 regular lemons in a pinch! Add several dashes of sugar cane syrup. Add the leaves of 2 fresh mint sprigs, torn into pieces. Add a few lemon wheels for garnish. Add 4 ounces of Tequila and give it a stir. Place in the refrigerator to chill. When serving, put the ice in tall glasses, and pour the Tequila Lemonade over the top. Top up with a splash of fizzy soda water. Garnish each glass with a wheel of lemon, a vanilla bean, a sprig of mint, and a paper umbrella.

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