Fancy Peach Mint Lemonade


Next time you’re in the mood for a sweet treat, try this fancy rendition of everyone’s favorite summer drink!


  • 7 lemons
  • 2 peaches
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • Fresh mint leaves
  • 4 cups water


  • Microwave lemons for 15 seconds (for easier juicing).
  • Juice lemons into bowl, making sure to remove all seeds – set aside.
  • Add granulated sugar, 1 cup of mint leaves and 1 cup of water in a medium saucepan.
  • Bring simple syrup mixture to a low boil, stirring until sugar is dissolved, and then reduce to a simmer for 1 minute.
  • Remove simple syrup mixture from stovetop and allow to steep for 30 minutes.
  • Strain cooled simple syrup to discard the mint – set aside.
  • Combine 1/4 cup of fresh lemon juice and 2 sliced peaches in blender and blend until liquid.
  • Combine blended mixture, remaining lemon juice, 2-3 cups of water, and prepped simple syrup in a pitcher – stir well.
  • Serve over ice, and garnish with lemon slices, peach slices, and sprigs of mint.

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