- 6 medium size Lemon
- 1 1/2 cups + 2 tablespoons Sugar
- 6 cups Water
- 2 teaspoons Lemon rind
- 10-15 sprigs Mint leaves (fresh)
Dissolve sugar in water completely stirring occasionally. Reserve 1 tablespoon rub lemon rind and 6-8 mint leaves with reserved sugar until all flavor is extracted (or pound lemon rind, mint leaves and sugar in a porcelain mortar). Stir in sugar solution; strain. Squeeze lemons to get juice. Chill and serve in long glasses garnished with mint leaves.