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Elderflower Lemonade

by Sandy

Elderflower lemonade { thegirllovestoeat.com }

Summer is in full swing here. Theoretically. As I write this, I am wearing thick socks and have my legs under a blanket, because obviously summer has taken a mini vacation from Germany, but the hot temperatures are waiting just around the corner. So time for a simple little recipe for elderflower lemonade.

In the last years Hugo cocktails became extremely popular in summer and even though I like the taste of them, the Prosecco in it, gets me drunk after a glass (I can deal with wine and even hard booze, but the bubbly always kills me). So this lemonade is basically a virgin Hugo.

I find it extremely refreshing and not too sweet, also it doesn’t give you a caffeine rush like Iced Tea. So perfect for a hot summer day.

Elderflower lemonade { thegirllovestoeat.com }

Elderflower lemonade { thegirllovestoeat.com }

Elderflower Lemonade

A refreshing not too sweet recipe.
Prep Time10 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Drinks
Servings: 2

Ingredients

  • ¼ cup elderflower syrup
  • 1 lime
  • 1 lemon
  • 5 sprigs mint
  • 1 litre sparkling mineral water
  • Ice cubes

Instructions

  • Cut up the lime and the lemon into thin slices and add to a pitcher.
  • With a mortar, or even just a wooden spoon, slightly squish the citrus slices, so they release some of their juices.
  • Add the syrup and the mint and fill up with sparkling mineral water and ice cubes.

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