Honey Mint Lemonade

Do you have a go-to refreshing drink to pair with your favorite savory snacks? Whether we're noshing on Baked Cheddar Potato Fries, Sunshine Chips, Yellow Curry Peas, or any savory food, you can bet we're getting snack-happy with this honey mint lemonade!

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Honey-Mint Lemonade
Serves: 6
Prep Time: 25 minutes plus chilling

Ingredients:

For the Mint Simple Syrup:

  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 3/4 cup water
  • 1/3 cup packed roughly chopped fresh mint leaves

For the Lemonade:

  • 3 cups water
  • 1-1/2 cups fresh lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • Fresh mint leaves, for garnish (if desired)

Directions:

1. Make the Mint Simple Syrup: In small sauce pot, stir together sugar, water and mint. Cook over medium heat 4 to 6 minutes or until sugar is dissolved. Remove from heat; let stand 10 minutes. Strain through a fine mesh strainer; discard mint. Transfer to jar or container and refrigerate 4 hours or up to 5 days.

2. Make the Lemonade: In pitcher, stir together water, lemon juice, honey and Mint Simple Syrup. Fill 6 glasses with ice, and mint leaves, if desired. Serve lemonade over ice.

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Lori Yates

Lori Yates is a Detroit-area food writer and recipe developer. She is the author of Foxes Love Lemons, where she posts special yet simple original recipes, tips from her culinary school adventures and restaurant reviews. Her mission is to encourage people to enjoy the act of cooking at home. You can follow her on Facebook and Twitter @foxeslovelemons.