Sunday, August 5, 2012

Minted Lemonade

Serves 4 

Simple Syrup

3 cups water

In a medium saucepan, bring water and cane sugar to a boil, remove from heat.

1 cup packed mint leaves
6 fresh basil leaves
Cover saucepan and steep for 10 minutes.
2 lemons
Slice lemons and put into a pitcher.
2 lemons
Juice lemons and add juice into pitcher.
2 Tablespoons honey
Add honey into pitcher with lemons and muddle with a wooden spoon, until juice is extracted from the lemons.  Pour simple syrup into pitcher, stir until blended. Fill each glass with ice and divide lemonade between the 4 glasses.  Top with ice cold water.  Stir and enjoy!

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