Mint Lemon-Limeade

Total Time:
5 min
Prep:
5 min

Yield:
8 servings
Level:
Easy

Ingredients
  • 4 lemons, plus slices for garnish
  • 3 limes, plus slices for garnish
  • 1/3 cup fresh mint leaves
  • 3/4 cup superfine sugar, plus additional if desired, divided
  • 8 cups cold water
Directions
  • Squeeze the juice from the lemons and limes over a strainer into a glass measuring cup (about 1 cup of juice).

  • In the bottom of a tall pitcher, use a wooden spoon to gently mash the mint leaves with 1/4 cup of the sugar. Add the strained juice; stir well to dissolve the sugar. Add the cold water and the remaining 1/2 cup sugar to the pitcher; stir well to dissolve the sugar. Taste for sweetness and add more sugar, if desired. Chill before serving.

  • Serve poured over ice in tall glasses garnished with lemon and lime slices.


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