Fresh mint and lemon juice brightens this tangy cocktail.
- 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
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.
Remove the four glasses from the freezer and pour a jigger (1/4 cup) vodka into each. Top with frozen lemonade mixture.
Add a straw and garnish each glass with a fresh mint sprig and a slice of lemon. Makes 4 servings.