Drink Recipes


Old Fashion Lemonade

2 cups granulated sugar
2 1/2 cups water
juice of 6 lemons
juice of 2 oranges
grated peel of 1 orange
1 cup fresh mint leaves

In a medium saucepan, combine sugar and water. Bring to a boil; cook over medium high heat 5 minutes. Let cool. Add lemon juice, orange juice and orange peel to syrup. Add mint leaves. Cover and let stand 1 hour. Strain lemon syrup into a jar or pitcher. Store in the refrigerator until ready to use. For each serving, put 1/3 cup lemon syrup in an 8 ounce glass; fill with crushed ice and cold water. Stir or shake. Serve at once. Makes 2 servings.


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