Grapefruit-lemonade Recipe

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Grapefruit-Lemonade

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I reduced the yield significantly from the amounts listed below. You can adjust the proportion of lemon juice to grapefruit to desired taste. From TexasSweet.com. Yes, you could say I have a serious love for grapefruit.


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Serves:

12

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

5 Min

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

2 1/2 c
*freshly* squeezed lemon juice
2 c
freshly squeezed grapefruit
thin half moon slices of grapefruit, for garnish
fresh mint, lemon verbena, pineapple sage or other fresh herb, for garnish

SIMPLE SYRUP:

1 c
sugar
2 c
filtered water

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Prepare the SIMPLE SYRUP: Combine the sugar and 2 cups water in a medium saucepan. Stir well and set over medium-high heat. Bring to a boil then reduce to a slow boil and cook, stirring occasionally, until all of the sugar has dissolved, about 5 minutes. Set aside to cool to room temperature or set in an ice bath to chill quickly.
2
When ready to serve the beverage, combine the lemon juice, grapefruit juice, and the sugar syrup in a medium pitcher. If desired, the mixture can be diluted with a little bit of filtered water, to taste.
3
Add a grapefruit slice to each serving, fill with ice cubes and garnish with fresh herb of choice.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Drinks
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American