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PEACH LEMONADE

Bring your lemonade up a notch by adding peach syrup & ripe peaches to the mix. Nothing is better to quench your thirst on a hot summer days than a refreshing peach lemonade.
Course Drinks
Cuisine American
Keywords beverage, drink, easy recipe, lemonade, peaches, summerdrink
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 8 -10 servings
Author Linda Warren

Ingredients

  • 2 cups chopped peaches
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 5 cups water, divided
  • 1 cup lemon juice
  • 4 cups ice
  • Garnish: peach slices, lemon slices, mint sprigs

Directions

  1. In a medium saucepan, mix together chopped peaches, sugar and 1 cup water. Place over medium heat and bring to a boil, turn down and simmer for 5-7 minutes. Remove from heat and mash peaches. Strain liquid and any peach pulp you can push through strainer then discard peach skins.
  2. In a large pitcher, combine 4 cups of water, lemon juice and ice. Pour peach syrup into lemonade and stir. Place in refrigerator until ready to serve.
  3. To serve: Place peach slices, lemon slices and a few mint sprigs into pitcher. Fill tall glasses or mason jars with ice and garnish with another lemon or peach slice and a sprig of mint.