Spring Lemonades

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Spring Lemonades

Margarita Lemonade

Total Time: 5 minutes

Servings: 2

Ingredients:
Powdered lemonade mix (tip: we used Country Time mix)
Water
2 ounces tequila
2 tablespoons kosher or large crystal sea salt

Directions:
1. Make 2 servings lemonade according to directions on package.
2. Salt rim of glass by dipping glass into water and then into plate of salt.
3. Combine lemonade and tequila in glass.

Raspberry Lemonade

Total Time: 5 minutes

Servings: 2

Ingredients:
Powdered lemonade mix
Water
6 ounces raspberries, lightly mashed

Directions:
1. Make 2 servings lemonade according to directions on package.
2. Muddle raspberries in separate glass and then stir in lemonade.

Champagne Lemonade

Total Time: 5 minutes

Servings: 2

Ingredients:
Powdered lemonade mix
1-2 cups dry champagne

Directions:
1. Make 2 servings lemonade according to directions on package.
2. Stir in champagne.

By Daniel Schuleman

Photo by Daniel Schuleman

The Real Deal

If you want to go the homemade route, the ideal ratio is 2 ounces lemon juice to 4 ounces water to 4 ounces simple syrup. Here’s a quick breakdown of how to make simple syrup.

Simple Syrup

Ingredients:
1 cup water
1 cup sugar

Directions:
1. Boil sugar and water in small saucepan for 5 minutes.
2. Lower heat and simmer for 5 more minutes, stirring often.
3. Pour into container and let cool at room temperature.

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