VERIFIED BY Taste of Home Test Kitchen
- 1 cup fresh mint
- 4 cups boiling water
- Sugar to taste
- Lemon or lime slices and additional mint, optional
- Place mint in a large bowl and pour water over it; let stand for 2 hours. Pour through a strainer; discard mint. Fill glasses with ice; add mint liquid and sugar. Garnish with lemon or lime slices and mint if desired. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Fresh Mint Cooler in Birds & Blooms June/July 1998, p55