Tequila Lemonade

  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 15 min
  • Prep: 15 min
  • Yield: 2 servings
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Ingredients

Ice cubes, (about 2 cups)

8 Meyer lemons

Dash sugar cane syrup or simple syrup

4 sprigs fresh peppermint, leaves torn

1 lemon, sliced into wheels

4 ounces Tequila

Dash of soda water or seltzer

2 vanilla beans, for garnish

Directions

  1. Into a pitcher, put about 2 scoops of ice cubes. Squeeze in the juice of 8 Meyer lemons or 8 regular lemons in a pinch! Add several dashes of sugar cane syrup. Add the leaves of 2 fresh mint sprigs, torn into pieces. Add a few lemon wheels for garnish. Add 4 ounces of Tequila and give it a stir. Place in the refrigerator to chill.
  2. When serving, put the ice in tall glasses, and pour the Tequila Lemonade over the top. Top up with a splash of fizzy soda water. Garnish each glass with a wheel of lemon, a vanilla bean, a sprig of mint, and a paper umbrella.

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