Lemon Mint Cooler

Stir in champagne instead of ginger ale to make this punch alcoholic.

Serves: 14Hands-on: 15 minutesTotal: 3 hours 15 minutesDifficulty: Easy


Serves: 14

Ingredients

  • 2 cups sugar
  • 6 cups water
  • 3 cups fresh mint leaves
  • 1 can (12 oz.) lemonade concentrate
  • 1⁄2 cup lemon juice
  • 1 liter ginger ale

Directions

  • In large saucepan, combine sugar and water; simmer over medium heat until sugar dissolves. Place mint leaves in large pitcher.
  • Pour hot syrup over mint leaves and muddle with a spoon. Cover and chill for 3 hours.
  • Strain mixture, discarding mint leaves. Add lemonade concentrate and lemon juice to mixture. Fill large glasses with ice and pour over ice, filling half way. Top with ginger ale and serve immediately.