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Mint and ginger lemonade


mint and ginger lemonade

Ingredients 5
Servings 4-6
Time 45 mins

Ingredients

  • 8
    large lemons
  • 20
    g
    fresh mint
  • 2
    Tbs
    grated ginger
  • 3
    cup
    granulated sugar
  • 2
    l
    sparkling water
 

Method

 

Slice the lemons thinly and place them in a large plastic container.


Top them with fresh mint and ginger and sprinkle with sugar.


With clean hands, rub and squeeze the lemon onto the sugar.


Repeat this process 3 times every 15 mins.


Strain the thick syrupy liquid.


Pour 50ml of this mixture into a jug for every 300ml of sparkling water used.  


Garnish with fresh mint, lemon slices and plenty of ice.


To spice things up or for a special occasion, add 30ml of gin, vodka or Cachaça.


Recipe reprinted with permission of chef Jenny Ward from CHEFS
.

 

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