Kentucky Lemonade Recipe
Kentucky Lemonade Recipe photo by Taste of Home
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Mint and bourbon give this drink a Kentucky kick, and ginger ale makes it a fizzy party punch.—Cathy Justus, Taylor, Michigan
MAKES:
6 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 10 min. + chilling
MAKES:
6 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 10 min. + chilling

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 cup lemon juice
  • 1/2 cup fresh mint leaves
  • 1/2 cup bourbon, optional
  • 4 cups ginger ale
  • Ice cubes
  • Lemon slices and additional fresh mint leaves, optional

Directions

In a small saucepan, bring sugar and water to a boil. Reduce heat; cook 1-2 minutes or until sugar is dissolved. Remove from heat; add lemon juice and mint leaves. If desired, stir in bourbon. Refrigerate 1 hour or until chilled.
Just before serving, strain mixture into a 2-qt. pitcher; stir in ginger ale. Serve over ice. If desired, top with lemon slices and additional mint. Yield: 6 servings
Originally published as Kentucky Lemonade in Breakfast & Brunch Bookazine 2016, p9

  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 cup lemon juice
  • 1/2 cup fresh mint leaves
  • 1/2 cup bourbon, optional
  • 4 cups ginger ale
  • Ice cubes
  • Lemon slices and additional fresh mint leaves, optional
  1. In a small saucepan, bring sugar and water to a boil. Reduce heat; cook 1-2 minutes or until sugar is dissolved. Remove from heat; add lemon juice and mint leaves. If desired, stir in bourbon. Refrigerate 1 hour or until chilled.
  2. Just before serving, strain mixture into a 2-qt. pitcher; stir in ginger ale. Serve over ice. If desired, top with lemon slices and additional mint. Yield: 6 servings
Originally published as Kentucky Lemonade in Breakfast & Brunch Bookazine 2016, p9

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