Electric Lemonade

"This beastly weather had me searching for something refreshing but not the same old thing - I think this qualifies! From Better Homes and Gardens, June 2011."
 
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photo by Baby Kato
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photo by ForeverMama photo by ForeverMama
photo by Baby Kato photo by Baby Kato
photo by diner524 photo by diner524
Ready In:
25mins
Ingredients:
9
Serves:
4
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ingredients

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directions

  • Chill four serving glasses in the freezer.
  • Combine the lemon juice, sugar, mint, sparkling mineral water, ginger ale and ice in a blender and blend slowly until it's thick.
  • Remove the glasses from the freezer and pour 1/4 cup vodka into each glass.
  • Top with the frozen lemon mixture.
  • Add a straw and garnish with mint and lemon slice.

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Reviews

  1. breezermom
    Great summer drink! I combined everything in the blender and this came together quickly. Great drink for our 4th of July cookout.
     
    • Review photo by breezermom
  2. Baby Kato
    Wow, was this good duonyte. So sweet, tart and tangy. I loved it. The mint was delicious in this cocktail. It was a very, very easy beverage to make and drink. It was so refreshing. I'll be drinking a few of these this summer. When my mint is growing wild. Thanks for sharing a new favorite.
     
  3. ForeverMama
    Is this ever GOOD! It’s so refreshing and clean tasting. A seriously delicious drink and I can’t wait to make this over the summer when it’s hot and sultry out. The lemon partnered perfectly with the mint. I first thought the amount of vodka may be a bit too much, but it wasn’t at all, it went down so smooth that you can barely tell there is any vodka, which can be dangerous. Yum, yum! Thank you, duonyte, for sharing. Made it for “Players Favorites - 5 Star Gems”.
     
    • Review photo by ForeverMama
  4. Boomette
    I made it yesterday. It was so warm yesterday and this drink was very refreshing. We loved the taste. It's just perfect. I didn't add the sparkling water and ginger ale to the blender. I added it after in the pitcher and stired. Thanks duonyte :) Made for PRMR tag game
     
  5. diner524
    Loved this drink!!! I love lemon so this was an easy tag for me. I made this for 1 serving and used fresh squeezed lemon juice, therefore my photo isn't very yellowish other then the lemon slice. I thought I had some frozen mint leaves but found only sage, thyme and chives, so had to omit them and I used Sprite Zero in place of the sparkling water and ginger ale. I think the mint would even make this more refreshing, will plan to make it again when I buy mint leaves again. Thanks so much for sharing the recipe. Made for 123 Tag Game.
     
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