Lowcountry Lemonade

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Total Time
18mins
Prep
15 mins
Cook
3 mins

By wedding event designer Tara Guerard.

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Ingredients

Nutrition
  • 34 cup sugar
  • 1 cup water
  • 5 lemons, juiced
  • 3 -4 cups ice water
  • 2 ounces peach schnapps for every 6 oz lemonade
  • one bunch fresh mint, rinsed and dried
  • crushed ice

Directions

  1. First make the simple syrup by heating 3/4 cup sugar with 1 cup water in a small saucepan until sugar is completely dissolved. There's no need to boil, just stir to dissolve.
  2. Add the juice of five lemons to the simple syrup and pour the mixture into a pitcher. Add 3 - 4 cups cold water.
  3. Stir in 8 - 10 ounces peach schnapps. Refrigerate for at least 30 minutes.
  4. Serve over crushed ice and garnish with fresh mint leaf.