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Bourbon Spiked Lemonade

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Bourbon Spiked Lemonade
  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 20 min
  • Servings 6
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Our refreshing, spirits-filled lemonade includes lemon and orange juices along with a generous dose of bourbon.
By Becky Rosenthal
Created Aug 7, 2013

Ingredients

Drink

  • 1 1/2 cups water
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup fresh lemon juice (about 4 lemons)
  • 1/2 cup fresh orange juice (about 1 orange)
  • 6 oz (3/4 cup) bourbon
  • Orange and lemon slices
  • Fresh mint leaves
  • Club soda
  • Fresh mint sprigs

Steps

  • 1
    In 2-quart saucepan, mix water and sugar; heat to a simmer. Simmer about 5 minutes to create a simple syrup. Once sugar is dissolved, let liquid cool.
  • 2
    In large pitcher, combine simple syrup, lemon juice, orange juice and bourbon; stir with wooden spoon. Add orange slices, lemon slices and mint leaves.
  • 3
    To serve, pour lemonade over ice into cups, filling each half full. Top each with club soda. Garnish with mint sprigs.

Tips from the Betty Crocker Kitchens

  • tip 1
    Simple syrup can be made in advance and refrigerated.

Nutrition

Nutrition Facts are not available for this recipe
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