Zest up with Lemons

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 5
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Difficulty: Easy

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  • 2 - lemons
  • 1 litre - water
  • 1/2 cup - light brown sugar
  • 1 inch piece - fresh ginger
  • 4 - lemon slices
  • 4 - cherries
  • 5 to 6 - mint leaves

How to Make Zest up with Lemons

  • Extract juice of lemons and keep it aside.
  • Tie peel of lemons, seeds, in a small muslin bag.
  • Bruise ginger, add to sugar and 1/2 cup water in a pan.
  • Chill remaining water in a large jug.
  • Stir and cook the sugar mixture over low heat till all the sugar dissolves.
  • Add peel-bag to the boiling mixture.
  • Once sugar is fully dissolved, boil on high for 2-3 minutes.
  • Cool to room temperature, remove the bag.
  • Strain mixture and add juice of lemons.
  • Add it to the chilled water.
  • Add chopped mint leaves.
  • Whisk well with a hand mixie or in liquidiser for a few seconds on high speed.
  • Pour it into a glass.
  • Garnish the juice with cherries and lemon slices.
  • Serve chilled.