Recipe – Fresh Mint and Ginger Lemonade

Fresh Mint and Ginger Lemonade
Fresh Mint and Ginger Lemonade

My flavour summer drink. Very cooling in the summer..
Ingredients
1/2 cup (packed) chopped fresh mint leaves
1/3 cup chopped fresh ginger
1/3 cup maple syrup
2 cups boiling water
1/3 cup fresh lemon juice
1 1/2 cups (about) cold water

Ice cubes
Fresh mint leaves
Lemon slices

Instructions
Combine chopped mint, ginger, and maple syrup in medium bowl. Add boiling water. Let steep 30 minutes.
Strain into 4-cup glass measuring cup, pressing on solids to extract liquid.
Add lemon juice and enough cold water to measure 4 cups total. (Can be prepared 1 day ahead. Cover and refrigerate.)
Fill glasses with ice cubes. Add lemonade. Garnish with mint leaves and lemon slices and serve.

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