Mint Lemonade

Recipe by BeccaB3c
READY IN: 55mins
SERVES: 8
YIELD: 8 cups
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Slice 7 lemons thinly.
  • Seed sliced lemons and place in a large mixing bowl.
  • Add 12 mint leaves; sprinkle with sugar.
  • Pour in boiling water.
  • Let sit for 45 minutes at room temperature, occasionally pressing lemons and mint with a wooden spoon.
  • Strain liquid through a fine-mesh strainer into a glass punch bowl or a pitcher with at least a 2 1/2 quart capacity.
  • Juice the remaining lemon; add to the strained liquid.
  • Add cold water; stir well.
  • Add ice cubes; stir rapidly.
  • Ladle or pour lemonade and a few ice cubes into each glass; garnish each with a mint leaf.
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