Total Time
1hr
Prep 0 mins
Cook 1 hr

Authored By: Ellen Sue Spicer of Hands on Nutrition A truly unique and flavorful way to enjoy your lemonade.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. In a glass or stainless steel pot, bring 8 cups water to a boil; turn off heat.
  2. Add dry herbs and cover tightly.
  3. Let stand 8 hours or overnight; refrigerate when cool.
  4. Remove zest of the 3 lemons with paring knife, chop coarsely and combine with 2 1/2 cups water in saucepan.
  5. Cover and simmer 2-3 minutes. Remove from heat and allow to cool until lukewarm.
  6. Rmove zest and add syrup and honey to the sweet water and lemon juice to make a double strength lemonade base.
  7. To serve combine equal parts lemonade base, herbal tea and water adjusting taste as desired.
  8. Chill and serve in glasses or a punch bowl garnished with edible flowers, fresh herbs, or lemon slices.
  9. Lemonade base and herb te can be stored in covered glass jars for 3-4 days in the refrigerator.
  10. Serves 15-20.

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