Charring lemons to make lemonade is the game-changing method you never knew you needed. Paired with lavender and rosemary, this fresh lemonade is a summer sipper you'll make on repeat.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens

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Credit: Lisa Romerein

Recipe Summary

hands-on:
10 mins
total:
1 hr 10 mins
Servings:
8
Yield:
8 cups
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • If desired, preheat grill. Place lemon halves, cut sides down, on the rack of an uncovered grill directly over medium heat. Grill for 5 minutes or until cut sides are charred. Remove and cool.

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  • Meanwhile, in a medium saucepan combine 1 cup water, sugar, lavender, and rosemary. Bring to boiling, stirring to dissolve sugar. Remove from heat. Let stand until cool. Pour through a sieve; discard solids.

  • Juice the lemon halves. In a pitcher combine the lemon juice, syrup, and remaining water. Chill until needed. Serve over ice topped off with sparkling water and with additional rosemary and lavender, if desired.

Nutrition Facts

106 calories; carbohydrates 28g; sugars 26g; vitamin a 2.3IU; vitamin c 14.8mg; folate 7.6mcg; sodium 6mg; potassium 42mg; calcium 8mg.
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