Minty Gin Lemonade

Combine a splash of gin with homemade lemonade for the most refreshing summer cocktail
Gin Lemonade

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This thirst-quenching cocktail will be your go-to drink all summer long.

This recipe is courtesy of Perpetually Hungry.

1
Servings
1912
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

For the lemonade

  • 10 lemons, juiced
  • 1 Cup sugar
  • 5 Cups water

For the cocktail

  • 1 1/2 Ounce gin
  • 1 Cup fresh lemonade
  • Mint leaves, for garnish
  • Lemons, sliced, for garnish

Directions

For the lemonade

Stir together the lemon juice, sugar, and water, until it has dissolved. Chill in the fridge for at least 2 hours.

For the cocktail

Fill a tall glass with ice. Add 1 ½ ounces gin, and top with the fresh lemonade. Garnish with mint leaves and slices of lemon. Serve immediately.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
72g
100%
Sugar
5g
6%
Saturated Fat
11g
46%
Carbohydrate, by difference
255g
100%
Protein
37g
80%
Vitamin A, RAE
1828µg
100%
Vitamin B-6
3mg
100%
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
36mg
48%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
839µg
100%
Calcium, Ca
1154mg
100%
Choline, total
72mg
17%
Copper, Cu
2mg
0%
Fiber, total dietary
49g
100%
Folate, total
660µg
100%
Iron, Fe
69mg
100%
Magnesium, Mg
402mg
100%
Manganese, Mn
8mg
100%
Niacin
36mg
100%
Pantothenic acid
4mg
80%
Phosphorus, P
964mg
100%
Riboflavin
3mg
100%
Selenium, Se
63µg
100%
Sodium, Na
640mg
43%
Thiamin
3mg
100%
Water
1050g
39%
Zinc, Zn
8mg
100%

Mint Shopping Tip

Keep both fresh herbs and dried herbs on hand. Dry herbs will last a long time, while fresh herbs have a short shelf-life.

Mint Cooking Tip

If you want the flavor of herbs in your food without the actual pieces, wrap them in cheese cloth and cook; discard before eating.