This recipe makes twoservings. Add the zest of onelemon, simple syrup and8 oz of boiling water toa shaker and stir.
Note: To zest a lemon, see page 35. To make simple syrup, see page 42.
Once the mixture hascooled, stir in 8 oz of ice-cold water and thelemon juice to the shaker.Fill two highball glasseswith ice cubes.Pour equal amounts of the lemonade into eachglass and garnish eachwith a lemon wheel.Place the lemon, lime,orange, simple syrupand a dash of ginger aleinto a highball glass.
Note: To make simple syrup,see page 42.
Muddle the ingredientsin the glass.
Note: For information on muddling, see page 44.
Fill the glass withcrushed ice.Fill the rest of theglass with ginger ale.Garnish the surfaceof the drink with a sprig of mint and stirthe drink.
zest of 1 lemon3 oz simple syrup8 oz boiling water8 oz ice-cold water2 oz lemon juice2 lemon wheels1/2 lemon, sliced intowedges1/2 lime, sliced intowedges1/2 mandarin orange,sliced into wedges1/2 oz simple syrupginger ale1 sprig of mint
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Homemade Lemonade Virgin Caipirinha