Fancy Peach Mint Lemonade

Recipes

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

Ingredients:

  • 7 Lemons
  • 2 Peaches
  • 3/4 cup Granulated Sugar
  • Fresh Mint Leaves
  • 4 cups Water

Directions:

  • 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 stove top 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