Refreshing Cranberry Mint Lemonade



Refreshing Cranberry Mint Lemonade

When the sun is blazing, and you need something to quench your thirst and lift your spirits, look no further than our Refreshing Cranberry Mint Lemonade. This delightful concoction combines the tartness of cranberries, the zing of lemons, and the refreshing coolness of mint to create a drink that’s perfect for a hot summer day.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup fresh cranberries
  • 1/2 cup fresh mint leaves
  • 1 cup freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 4 cups cold water
  • Ice cubes
  • Lemon slices and mint sprigs for garnish

Instructions

  1. Start by making a simple syrup. In a saucepan, combine the sugar and 1 cup of water. Heat over medium heat, stirring until the sugar is completely dissolved. Remove from heat and let it cool.
  2. In a blender, combine the fresh cranberries, mint leaves, and half of the lemon juice. Blend until smooth.
  3. Strain the cranberry-mint mixture through a fine-mesh sieve into a pitcher, discarding any solids.
  4. Add the remaining lemon juice, the simple syrup, and the remaining 3 cups of cold water to the pitcher. Stir to combine.
  5. Fill glasses with ice cubes and pour the cranberry mint lemonade over the ice.
  6. Garnish each glass with a slice of lemon and a sprig of fresh mint.
  7. Serve immediately and enjoy your Refreshing Cranberry Mint Lemonade!

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Yield: 4 servings

Our Refreshing Cranberry Mint Lemonade is a delightful blend of tart cranberries, zesty lemons, and fresh mint, making it the perfect summer refresher. With its vibrant colors and refreshing taste, it’s sure to be a hit at your next gathering.

Nutrition Information (per serving):

Calories: 120

Total Fat: 0g

Cholesterol: 0mg

Sodium: 5mg

Total Carbohydrates: 31g

Dietary Fiber: 3g

Sugars: 24g

Protein: 1g

So, whether you’re lounging by the pool or hosting a backyard barbecue, make sure to include this Cranberry Mint Lemonade in your menu. It’s a crowd-pleaser that will keep everyone cool and refreshed on those scorching summer days. Cheers to good company and great drinks!

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