“Lemonade – a classic summer time drink is gets a refreshing twist with the addition of mint and ginger. On its own this lemonade is sure to quench your thirst on even the hottest of summer days.” – Chef Noel Cunningham, Cuisine by Noel
2 lemons, quartered
1 1/4 cup ginger beer
1/2 cup sugar
5 sprigs of mint leaves
Blend lemons, sugar, ginger beer and mint leaves in a blender until leaves are finely chopped and sugar granules are dissolved. Strain through a fine strainer, reserving some of the pulp for garnish.
Add enough ice cubes to fill blender then pour juice inside blender and blend until smooth. Serve immediately. Add lemon and mint pulp on top to garnish.
Ginger beer substitute: You can use 1 1/2 cups water with 2 inches of ginger in place of the ginger beer.