Prep 15 mins
Cook 7 mins
You need a lot of lemons to make this, but it is sooooo worth it!
- 1⁄2 bunch mint leaf (leaves only)
- 1 1⁄2 cups sugar
- 4 cups water
- 4 cups squeezed lemon juice
- 4 cups ice cubes
- 3 lemons, sliced thin
- Boil sugar, water and lemon juice.
- Add ice, lemon slices and mint leaves.
- Serve in a nice glass pitcher.
This is a wonderful lemonade to enjoy on a hot summer afternoon like the one we had today. All of us enjoyed this. I love the burst of flavour of mint in this - sooooooooo refreshing and plus it looks so pretty in a glass pitcher with green mint leaves and lemon slices happily floating away:-)
I needed 2 cups of sugar for this amount of lemon juice (maybe we like it too sweet, but this was great and so refreshing. I love the addition of mint to lemonade!
When I was a preschooler our 'Maid of All Work' Miss Connie made the best lemonade in the world. In over 60 years I've not tasted its equal until now. It is aptly named, For variety try thin slices of Valencia Orange or Key Limes.