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Mint Lemonade


Welcome guests to your reception with refreshing drinks that are tagged with their table numbers.

  • Servings: 12

Source: Martha Stewart Weddings, Spring 2011


  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 4 1/2 cups water
  • 3 1/3 cups fresh lemon juice (about 8 lemons)
  • 1/4 cup julienned mint, plus leaves for garnish


  1. Combine sugar and 1/2 cup water in a small saucepan. Bring to a boil, stirring until sugar has dissolved. Remove from heat. Let stand until completely cool.
  2. In a 2 1/2-quart pitcher, stir remaining 4 cups water, the syrup, lemon juice, and mint. Refrigerate. To serve, pour into bottles and garnish with mint leaves.

Cook's Notes

The chilled mint lemonade shown here is delicious for spring and summer occasions. In the cooler months, serve apple cider or hot cocoa in mugs.

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  • mgetoff
    21 NOV, 2013
    Is there a template for the green paper mint leaves? Thanks.