This Sparkling Mint Limeade is so fresh tasting and with a surprising fizz from the sparkling water.
Hey readers, it’s Lauren visiting again from Tastes Better From Scratch! I’m currently visiting my parents and soaking up the sun by the pool, which is not something I get to do often! And nothing tastes better on a relaxing summer day than a delicious cold drink, am I right?!
I’m a huge fan of homemade Fresh Squeezed Lemonade, but I made this Sparkling Mint Limeade the other day and it was a huge hit! So fresh tasting and I love that extra fizz it has from the sparkling water. You’ve got to try it!
Recipe from Tastes Better From Scratch
Sparkling Mint Limemade
- 3/4 cup sugar
- 1 cup water
- 3/4 cup fresh lime juice
- 3 cups cold water
- 1 cup sparkling water
- 5 sprigs fresh mint leaves (divided)
Add sugar and 1 cup water to a sauce pan, stir and bring to a boil. Boil for 5 minutes, then remove from heat and stir in 2 sprigs of fresh mint. Allow to cool to room temperature.
Chop remaining 2-3 mint sprigs. Add the cooled simple syrup to a pitcher. Add the fresh lime juice, cold water, sparkling water and chopped fresh mint leaves. Stir well. Taste for sweetness and add more cold water to dilute, if necessary.
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