It takes about 4 to 6 lemons to get 1 cups of lemon juice. Lemons with soft rinds that are heavy for their size are best for juicing.

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20 mins
Servings:
4
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Lavender Peach Lemonade

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  • In a pitcher combine lemon juice, peach nectar, simple syrup and white grape juice. Transfer mixture to a serving pitcher. Pour into ice-filled glasses. Garnish with melon balls and lemon slices, if desired.

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For a single serving in a tall glass combine 1/2 cup lemon juice, 1/3 cup peach nectar, 1/3 cup Chamomile-Lavender Simple Syrup, and 1/4 cup white grape juice. Add ice. Garnish with melon balls and lemon slices.

Nutrition Facts (Lavender Peach Lemonade)

243 calories; total fat 0g; saturated fat 0g; polyunsaturated fat 0g; monounsaturated fat 0g; cholesterol 0mg; sodium 13mg; potassium 167mg; carbohydrates 63g; fiber 1g; sugar 57g; protein 1g; trans fatty acid 0g; vitamin a 222IU; vitamin c 70mg; thiamin 0mg; riboflavin 0mg; niacin equivalents 0mg; vitamin b6 0mg; folate 26mcg; vitamin b12 0mcg; calcium 13mg; iron 0mg.

Simple Syrup

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  • In a small saucepan combine water and sugar. Bring to a boiling, stirring to dissolve sugar. Remove from heat. Cool to room temperature. Cover and chill at least 2 hours or up to 2 weeks.

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Chamomille-Lavender Simple Syrup:

Prepare as above except stir 1/4 cup chamomille lavender herbal tea blend in with the sugar and water. After removing from the heat, let stand at room temperature for 1 to 2 hours. Strain after cooling.

Basil Simple Syrup:

Prepare as above except stir 1/4 cup snipped fresh basil in with the sugar and water. After removing from the heat, let stand at room temperature for 1 to 2 hours. Strain after cooling.

Mint Simple Syrup:

Prepare as above except stir 1/2 cup snipped fresh mint in with the sugar and water. After removing from the heat, let stand at room temperature for 1 to 2 hours. Strain after cooling.

Ginger Simple Syrup:

Prepare as above except stir 1/2 cup sliced fresh ginger in with the sugar and water. After removing from the heat, let stand at room temperature for 1 to 2 hours. Strain after cooling.

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