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Lemonade Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Ana Lopez-Medina

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
8 cups cold water
8 large lemons
1 1/4 cups granulated sugar
10 sprigs fresh mint
1/2 vanilla bean, scraped seeds and pod
1 sprig fresh rosemary

Directions:
Directions:
Pour the water in a large pot and bring to a boil.

-While the water is coming to a boil halve the lemons, juice them, and put both lemon juice and juiced lemon halves in a very large nonreactive bowl that can take heat and won’t be too full to stir.

-Add the sugar, two sprigs of the mint, the rosemary and the vanilla seeds and pod.

-Pour the boiling water over the mixture. Stir until the sugar dissolves, then let sit for 20 minutes.

-Stir again and strain.

-Discard the solids and pour the strained lemonade into mason jars to chill.

-Serve over ice, garnished with the extra sprigs of mint.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
Serves 12
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
10 minutes

 

 

 

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