We had lemon trees and mint all over our ranch when I was a kid. I don’t remember when Itasted the two together for the rst time, but since then I’ve never liked lemonade any otherway. For kids or anyone not drinking alcohol, it’s a fabulously festive and beautifulnonalcoholic treat. r add a shot of rum or vodka to each glass and make a cocktail out of it!MAE 3 Cp;AT 4 EI
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To prepare the lemonade, place the sugar and hot water in a 2-quartcontainer. Close tightly and shake until the sugar is dissolved. Addthe lemon juice and enough cold water to make 3 cups total. Shakeuntil well combined.
To make 2 servings of mint lemonade, place the ice in a blender—itshould ll the blender about halfway. Pour over the lemonade. Pullthe leaves off the mint and add to the blender. Puree until wellblended and slushy. If too liquidy, add more ice and puree; if tooslushy, add a little more lemonade and puree until well blended.
Pour into two 12-ounce glasses. Garnish each with a mint sprig andserve immediately.
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