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Sunday, October 17, 2010

Aqua Fresca de Limon

  • 6 cups cold water (the colder the better)
  • *1/2 cup simple syrup*
  • 3/4- 1 1/4 cups lime juice (about 9 limes)
  • 2 large dark green limes
Directions for Drink...
  1. In a pitcher, combine the water, lime juice (3/4 cup) and simple syrup.  Stir until the syrup is well dissolved.
  2. Taste drink.  Add more lime juice to taste.
  3. Refrigerate until very cold.
  4. Just before serving grate the rind of the lime into the pitcher.  Be careful not to include any of the white part.
  5. Garnish with a drizzle of maraschino cherry juice and a couple of cherries.
  6. Serve over ice cubes.
Ingredients for Simple Syrup...
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
*Directions for Simple Syrup*...
  1. Combine the water and sugar in a small saucepan. Heat gently... stirring constantly.  Make sure that the sugar dissolves completely.
  2. Bring mixture to a boil over medium heat.
  3. Cook until mixture is reduced to 1 cup.
  4. Let cool to room temperature.
  5. Store in the refrigerated in a tightly covered container.

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