Serves: Makes 8-10 glasses
- 3 cups sugar
- 4 cups water
- 3 cups freshly squeezed lemon juice (about 20-25 lemons)
- 7 cups water
- Mint to garnish
In a saucepan, combine the sugar and 4 cups of water. Stir mixture and bring to a boil over high heat. Cook for 8-10 minutes, until the all the sugar is dissolved and the mixture is clear and slightly thicker. Set aside and cool. The simple syrup mixture kept for up to 4 weeks.
In a large glass pitcher, combine the lemon juice, simple syrup mixture and water. Mix well and serve in a tall glass filled with ice. Garnish with a mint sprig.