This one may take the spot as my all-time favorite beverage.
This drink is a PERFECT compliment for barbeque.
Terry’s Sweet & Spicy Jalapeno Lemonade
- 1 1/4 cup sugar
- 1 1/4 cup freshly squeezed lemon juice
- 1 teaspoon finely grated lemon or lime zest (or both)
- 1 jalapeno
Slice the jalapeno.
Mix sugar & 2&1/2 cups water in a saucepan over medium heat & cook until sugar is thoroughly dissolved. Allow to cool.
Add lemon juice and zest.
Pour into jar and add jalapeno.
Refrigerate 3 hours then remove jalapeno; leave in longer for spicier drink.
To serve, mix equal parts base and cold water into glass filled with crushed ice.
Makes about 4 cups of base.
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