Quench Your Thirst with Mint Lemonade

Quench Your Thirst with Mint Lemonade

Beat the heat with this invigorating mint lemonade, bursting with citrusy freshness and cooling mint flavor. With the convenience of a portable blender, you can whip up this thirst-quenching beverage in minutes, perfect for picnics, barbecues, or just relaxing on a hot summer day.*

- 4-5 fresh lemons, juiced (approximately 1 cup of lemon juice)
- 1/2 cup granulated sugar (adjust to taste)
- 1/4 cup fresh mint leaves, packed
- 4 cups cold water
- Ice cubes
- Lemon slices and mint sprigs for garnish (optional)


1. Prepare the Ingredients:
- Juice the fresh lemons until you have approximately 1 cup of lemon juice.
- Wash and pat dry the mint leaves, removing any stems.

2. Blend the Mint:
- In the portable blender, add the fresh mint leaves and a splash of water. Blend until the mint leaves are finely chopped and the mixture forms a smooth paste.

3. Combine Lemon Juice and Mint Paste:
- Add the freshly squeezed lemon juice to the mint paste in the blender.
- Pour in the granulated sugar according to your taste preference.

4. Blend Lemonade Mixture:
- Blend the lemon juice, mint paste, and sugar until well combined and the sugar is dissolved.

5. Add Cold Water:
- Pour the lemonade mixture into a pitcher or large container.
- Add cold water to the pitcher and stir to combine. Adjust the amount of water based on your desired level of tartness and sweetness.

6. Chill and Serve:
- Place the pitcher of mint lemonade in the refrigerator to chill for at least 30 minutes.
- Once chilled, fill serving glasses with ice cubes and pour the mint lemonade over the ice.

7. Garnish and Enjoy:
- Optionally, garnish each glass with a slice of lemon and a sprig of fresh mint for a decorative touch.
- Serve immediately and enjoy the refreshing burst of citrus and mint flavors!

- For an extra refreshing twist, you can add a splash of sparkling water or soda to the mint lemonade just before serving.
- To make a sweeter version of this lemonade, you can prepare a simple syrup by heating equal parts sugar and water until the sugar dissolves completely, then allow it to cool before adding it to the lemonade mixture.

With this simple and delicious mint lemonade recipe, you can stay cool and hydrated all summer long, whether you're relaxing by the pool or enjoying a picnic in the park. Thanks to the portable blender, you can whip up a batch of this refreshing beverage anytime, anywhere, ensuring you always have a cool drink on hand to beat the heat.

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