Traditional Lemonade
Author: Chief Mixologist
  • 3 lemons worth of zest in strips
  • 1.67 Cups fresh lemon juice ( 6 to 8 lemons)
  • 2 Cups sugar
  • 2 Cups boiling water
  • 1 bn fresh mint sprigs for garnish
  1. In large bowl, combine lemon zest and juice with sugar.
  2. Pour in boiling water.
  3. Stir until sugar dissolves.
  4. Cover and refrigerate until cold.
  5. Combine equal parts of strained lemon syrup and water in tall glasses.
  6. Add ice cubes and garnish with mint sprigs.
  7. Source: Victoria, March 1995, from an article on a Cheshire Garden.
  8. The article details a number of little hints to do with fresh grown herbs.
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