Spiked Backyard lemonade
Ingredients
  • 2 cups of sugar

  • 6-8 lemons, juiced (about 1 ½ cups)

  • 4 ½-5 cups of water

  • Lemon slices, for garnish

  • Fresh mint, for garnish

  • Vodka

Instructions
  1. Make lemonade 

    • Make simple syrup, combine two cups of sugar and two cups of water in a pot, stir occasionally until it boils​

      • Let it cool​

    • Juice lemons and set fresh juice off to the side​

    • Combine when simple syrup is cool

    • Add water to taste

  2. Garnish the glasses with sprigs of mint and lemon slices (optional)​

  3. Ratio 1:3 (vodka; lemonade)

Chef's Notes
  1. We used lemons from our tree in the backyard

  2. You might need to experiment with the lemonade to get it to your taste 

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