Honey Lemon Balm Spritzers

What to do? What to do...with my lemon balm? Adapted from Bon Appetit August 2011. To make this alcoholic add 1 ounce light liquor such as gin, rum, etc. per serving.

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  • In a large pitcher, mix honey and warm water until honey combined.
  • Add lime/lemon juice and 1 cup cold water. Mix well.
  • Crush lemon balm and add to mixture. Using a muddle or wooden spoon handle, smash lemon balm in bottom of pitcher. Add lime/lemon slices and refrigerate mixture until chilled (about an hour).
  • Once chilled, add 2 cups of cold sparkling water. Stir.
  • Pour through a strainer into individual glasses over crushed ice.
  • Garnish beverages with lemon balm leaves and citrus slices
  • For alcoholic version, stir in 1 oz. of light liquor to each glass.
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"What to do? What to do...with my lemon balm? Adapted from Bon Appetit August 2011. To make this alcoholic add 1 ounce light liquor such as gin, rum, etc. per serving."
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  1. gailanng
    What to do? What to do...with my lemon balm? Adapted from Bon Appetit August 2011. To make this alcoholic add 1 ounce light liquor such as gin, rum, etc. per serving.
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