Shrubs are becoming super trendy in the cocktail world. Make your own at home using everyone's favorite appliance -- the slow cooker!

Source: Better Homes and Gardens


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Instructions Checklist
  • Remove eight 2-inch strips of zest from clementines; peel and separate fruit into sections. Remove four 2-inch strips of zest and squeeze 1/4 cup juice from limes. In a 3 1/2- or 4-quart slow cooker combine clementine zest and sections and lime zest and juice; mash slightly with a potato masher. Stir in the next three ingredients (through sugar).

  • Cover and cook on low for 4 hours. Stir in mint. Turn off cooker. If possible, remove crockery liner. Let stand, uncovered, 1 hour. Press mixture into a bowl through a fine-mesh sieve; discard solids. Cover and chill syrup 4 to 24 hours.

  • For each drink, pour 3 tablespoons of the syrup into a rocks glass; add ice cubes. Slowly pour in 1/3 cup club soda; stir gently. If desired, serve with additional mint.

Alcoholic Variation

For an alcoholic variation, stir 2 tablespoons (1 ounce) light rum into each drink. Nutrition analysis per serving: same as above except 145 calories

Nutrition Facts

81 calories; total fatg; saturated fatg; polyunsaturated fatg; monounsaturated fatg; cholesterolmg; sodium 20mg; potassium 86mg; carbohydrates 19g; fiber 1g; sugar 17g; proteing; trans fatty acidg; vitamin a 249IU; vitamin c 12mg; thiaminmg; riboflavinmg; niacin equivalentsmg; vitamin b6mg; folate 12mcg; vitamin b12mcg; calcium 18mg; iron 1mg.

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Limes = clementines?????