Vodka Honey Lemonade
A refreshing adult beverage, speckled with mint, perfect for summer parties.
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
raw organic honey
med organic lemons
bunches organic mint leaves *approximately 10 med-lg leaves
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.
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.