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Summer Mint Drink Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Black Hills Treasures
Added: Sunday, January 23, 2011

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 cup sugar; 2 cups water; 1 cup mint leaves; 1/2 cup orange juice concentrate; 2/3 cups lemon juice; 7-up

Directions:
Directions:
To prepare the mint concentrate, bring the sugar and water to a boil in a medium saucepan. Remove from the heat and add the mint leaves. Let steep for 1 hour. Remove and discard the mint leaves. Add the orange juice concentrate and lemon juice and mix well. Cover and store in the refrigerator.

To serve, pour 1/3 cup mint concentrate into a tall glass and fill with 7-Up and stir.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
I have mint coming literally taking over my yard, and this is my very favorite way to use it.

 

 

 

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