Better Than Citron Presse

TOTAL TIME: 1 hr 10 min
Prep: 5 min
Inactive Prep: 1 hr
Cook: 5 min
 
YIELD: 1 glass
LEVEL: Easy

ingredients

  • Fresh mint sprigs
  • Ice
  • Cold water
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Directions

Put the sugar and lemon peel in a saucepan with 2 cups water. Bring to a boil just 5 minutes. Remove from the heat, and cool. Store the syrup in a glass jar in the refrigerator.

Put 1 tablespoon of lemon syrup in a glass with a few ice cubes and a sprig of fresh mint. Squeeze in the juice of half a lemon. Stir in cold water, to taste. Sweeten with more syrup, if you like.
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