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Mint Lemonade

Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Additional Time30 mins
Total Time1 hr
Course: Drinks
Cuisine: American
Calories: 60kcal
Author: Mallory


  • 4 cups water
  • 2/3 cup mint leaves just lightly packed
  • 1 and 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1 and 1/2 cup lemon juice about 7-8 lemons
  • 5 cups water


  • Bring the 4 cups of water to a boil on the stove, reduce heat. Add the mint leaves and let them simmer for 5 minutes.
  • Remove from heat and stir in sugar.
  • Let cool to room temperature. Add lemon juice and 5 cups of waters. Refrigerate overnight.
  • The next morning, strain the mixture through a cheese cloth to remove the mint leaves.
  • Serve with ice, a pretty straw and a garnish of lemon or mint if desired.
  • This recipe is based on my tastebud's preferences. Feel free to adjust the mint, lemon juice, water or sugar to suit your tastes.


Serving: 1cup | Calories: 60kcal | Carbohydrates: 17g | Protein: 1g | Sodium: 17mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 11g