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Lemon/Lime Mintade Recipe

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Added: Wednesday, March 18, 2009

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
4 lemons
3 limes
1/3 cup fresh mint leaves
3/4 cup superfine sugar, plus additional as desired
8 cups cold water

Directions:
Directions:
Squeeze the juice from 3 of the lemons and 2 of the limes; strain the juice into a glass measuring cup (about 1 cup juice). Thinly slice the remaining lemon and lime, removing the seeds; set aside.
In the bottom of a tall pitcher, use a wooden spoon to gently mash the mint leaves with 1/4 cup sugar. Add strained juice; stir well to dissolve the sugar.
Add the cold water and the remaining 1/2 cup sugar to the pitcher; stir well to dissolve the sugar. Taste for sweetness and add more sugar if desired. Add the lemon and lime slices. Chill before serving

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
8 cups

 

 

 

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