Makes: 4 servings
Start to Finish: 25 mins
1 cup fresh squeezed lemon juice
1/4 - 1/2 cup sugar
1/2 cup fresh mint leaves
1 cup sparkling mineral water
Dash ginger ale
2 - 3 cups ice
1 cup vodka
Frozen vodka or sparkling mineral water
Mint sprigs and lemon slices for garnish
1. Chill 4 serving glasses in the freezer. Combine lemon juice, sugar, mint, mineral water, ginger ale, and ice in a blender. Slowly blend until thick.
2. Remove the four glasses from the freezer and pour a jigger (1/4 cup) vodka into each. Top with frozen lemonade mixture.
3. Add a straw and garnish each glass with a fresh mint sprig and a slice of lemon. Makes 4 servings.
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(Source: Better Homes and Gardens)