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Citrus Mint Cooler

★★★★

  • 1 cup fresh lemon juice
  • 1 cup orange juice
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 2 ½ cups water
  • 10 sprigs mint
  • 32 fluid ounces ginger ale
  • water
Place first five ingredients in a saucepan; bring to a boil, stirring until sugar dissolves. Cover; remove from heat and let steep until cool. Strain. Cover and refrigerate. To serve, fill glasses or a pitcher with equal amounts of fruit juice, ginger ale and water. Add ice and serve immediately.

Makes 15 servings

Source : Allrecipes.com

I took this along to the pool the other day. All my friends said it was very good. Not quite as refreshing as a regular lemonade, but tasty nonetheless. The recipe says 10 mint sprigs, but doesn’t indicate the size of said sprigs. My sprigs began as about 8-inches long, but they were too big for the pan so I snipped my springs in half to fit them in. I don’t know if I had 10 or 20 sprigs, guess it depends on what your definition of sprig is. The outcome was still good.

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