Vodka Honey Lemonade
A refreshing adult beverage, speckled with mint, perfect for summer parties.
Servings 6 servings
- 8 cups filtered water
- 1 cup raw organic honey
- 6 med organic lemons
- 2 bunches mint leaves *approximately 10 med-lg leaves
- 1 1/2 cups Vodka
Simple Syrup Measure 2 cups of water and set the rest aside. Place honey into small saucepan and slowly whisk the 2 cups water into honey until fully incorporated. Place over med high heat and bring to a slow boil, approximately 10-12 mins. Set aside
Minty Lemon Juice Place half (3 cups) of water in blender with half of the cut up lemons and 5 mint leaves. Blend until liquified. Mixture will be somewhat thick. Strain through a fine mesh colander so that juice separates from pulp into a pitcher. Repeat with remaining lemons, mint and water.
Vodka Honey Lemonade Mix honey simple syrup, lemon juice and measured vodka in a pitcher. Chill for at least 2 hours. Garnish with lemon slices, mint leaves and serve over ice.
*Please use as many organic ingredients as possible.
Making a Honey Simple Syrup helps the honey become fully incorporated into the lemonade. Eliminating this step will shorten the preparation time, however the quality will not be as high.
Calories: 343kcal | Carbohydrates: 57g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 21mg | Potassium: 186mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 49g | Vitamin A: 80IU | Vitamin C: 58mg | Calcium: 44mg | Iron: 1mg