Recipe courtesy of Laura Calder
Total:
1 hr 10 min
Prep:
5 min
Inactive:
1 hr
Cook:
5 min
Yield:
1 glass
Level:
Easy

Ingredients

Directions

Put the sugar and lemon peel in a saucepan with 2 cups water. Bring to a boil just 5 minutes. Remove from the heat, and cool. Store the syrup in a glass jar in the refrigerator.

Put 1 tablespoon of lemon syrup in a glass with a few ice cubes and a sprig of fresh mint. Squeeze in the juice of half a lemon. Stir in cold water, to taste. Sweeten with more syrup, if you like.

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