5/14/10

mint lemonade & hot summer nights




  • 2 cups sugar
  • 6 cups water
  • 2 cups fresh lemon juice
  • 1/2 cup mint leaves


To make simple syrup: Place 2 cups sugar and 2 cups water in a saucepan and bring to a boil. Stir until sugar is dissolved and let cool. Place lemon juice in a large pitcher, add remaining 4 cups water and 1 cup of the simple syrup or more to taste. Stir in mint leaves and refrigerate for 1 hour. Serve over ice.

so refreshing . not too sweet, just perfect.

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