This refreshing take on an old-school favorite makes a great sipping-cocktail for the grownups, thanks to the optional vodka.
Recipe courtesy of Andrea Albin
Mint Meyer Lemonade
Yield:
2 quarts
Level:
None
Yield:
2 quarts
Level:
None

Ingredients

  • 1 cup fresh mint leaves, plus more for garnish
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup Meyer lemon juice
  • 1 Meyer lemon, sliced into thin rounds
  • Vodka, for serving, optional

Directions

Place the mint and sugar in a small saucepan with 1 cup water. Bring to a simmer, stirring until the sugar dissolves, and then remove from the heat and let stand 15 minutes. Strain the mint simple syrup into a large pitcher, and stir in the lemon juice and 6 cups cold water. Serve over ice and garnish with mint leaves and/or lemon slices. Add a shot of vodka to each glass, if desired.

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