Mint limeade

This zesty mocktail is loaded with refreshing lime and mint. Add a touch of rosewater essence or elderflower cordial for a sweet twist.

6

10m

Note: + 2 hours chilling time

5m

Ingredients

  • 1 cup (250ml) fresh lime juice
  • 1/2 tsp finely grated lime rind
  • 1 cup (220g) white sugar
  • 3 mint sprigs
  • 2 tsp rosewater essence or 2 tbs elderflower and rose cordial
  • 1.5L chilled soda water
  • Crushed ice, to serve
  • Lime slices, to serve
  • Mint leaves, to serve

Method

STEP 1

Combine lime juice, lime rind, sugar and 1 cup (250ml) water in a saucepan over low heat. Cook, stirring, for 5 mins or until sugar dissolves. Strain through a fine sieve into a large heatproof jug and place in fridge for 2 hours to chill.

STEP 2

Add the mint and rosewater or cordial to the lime mixture. Top up with soda water. Serve with ice, lime slices and mint leaves.

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