Bright, sweet, and aromatic, this effervescent cocktail will help you cool down and relax on even the hottest of summer days. When buying lemons, choose those that are firm, plump, and heavy for their size. Skin should be smooth and vibrant, with no tints of green (a sign that the lemon is underripe).

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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Chill 4 serving glasses in the freezer. Combine lemon juice, sugar, mint, mineral water, ginger ale, and ice in a blender. Slowly blend until thick.

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  • Remove the four glasses from the freezer and pour a jigger (1/4 cup) vodka into each. Top with frozen lemonade mixture.

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  • Add a straw and garnish each glass with a fresh mint sprig and a slice of lemon. Makes 4 servings.

Nutrition Facts

210 calories; 0 g total fat; 0 g saturated fat; 0 g polyunsaturated fat; 0 g monounsaturated fat; 0 mg cholesterol; 8 mg sodium. 156 mg potassium; 21 g carbohydrates; 2 g fiber; 15 g sugar; 1 g protein; 0 g trans fatty acid; 534 IU vitamin a; 40 mg vitamin c; 0 mg thiamin; 0 mg riboflavin; 0 mg niacin equivalents; 0 mg vitamin b6; 20 mcg folate; 0 mcg vitamin b12; 50 mg calcium; 2 mg iron;

Reviews (1)

68 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 28
  • 4 star values: 10
  • 3 star values: 12
  • 2 star values: 10
  • 1 star values: 8
Rating: 5.0 stars
05/30/2019
This is delicious, even without the alcohol. I decided to make a batch of the main mixture according to recipe so that I could mix a glass for myself throughout the week. The main mixture made a little more 16 oz, so I put it in a glass with some ice cubes and splashed more sparkling water on it. It was delicious just like that! It is a winning combination of flavors.