Sunny's Hard Lemonade
Total:
9 hr 25 min
Active:
15 min
Yield:
5 servings
Level:
Easy
Total:
9 hr 25 min
Active:
15 min
Yield:
5 servings
Level:
Easy

Ingredients

  • 2 cups water
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 8 cups ice
  • 4 ounces vanilla-infused vodka, recipe follows*
  • 1 cup fresh lemon juice
  • 1 lemon, sliced into rings
  • 1 lime, sliced into rings
Vanilla-infused Vodka:
  • 1 liter vodka
  • 2 vanilla beans

Directions

In a small saucepan, bring water and sugar to a simmer. Cook until sugar dissolves. Remove from heat and let cool.

In a large pitcher, fill with ice. Stir in simple syrup, vodka, juice, lemon and lime slices.

*for kid-friendly version, omit alcohol.

Vanilla-infused Vodka:

Split beans lengthwise and add to vodka bottle. Let infuse overnight in a cool dark place. Strain into another sterilized bottle.

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