Peppermint Chiller

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Tanya Jones

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I planted a peppermint plant last year and was trying to decide what to do with ALL of the peppermint that I was harvesting from the plant. I have been using it for the obvious: 1. In the kettle on the wood stove 2. for a headache remedy. But alas, I still have so much to use. Here in Washington we hit a couple of warm days and I really wanted something cool and refreshing. SO was born this drink. It has been a good alternative to soda. Even though it is a Non-alcohol beverage with these ingredients, just an ounce of white rum added to an 8 oz. serving would make this a great adult beverage.

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Rating:

★★★★☆ 3 votes

Comments:
Serves:
12-16 8 ounce servings
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
1 Hr
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

How to Make Peppermint Chiller

Step-by-Step

  1. In a large saucepan, combine sugar with 6 cups of water. Bring to a boil over high heat.
  2. Reduce heat, and simmer for 5 minutes.
  3. Add peppermint, remove pan from the heat, cover, and let the liquid steep for 1 hour.
  4. In a large pitcher, combine the mint syrup, lemon juice, orange juice, and ginger ale.
  5. Stir until well blended. Serve over crushed ice.

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About Peppermint Chiller

Main Ingredient: Coffee/Tea/Beverage
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Low Fat Dairy Free



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