Pineapple Lemonade

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Pineapple Lemonade

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Glass of lemonade garnished with pineapple chunks and fresh mint

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Recipe Data

2
Servings
10min
Prep
10min
Total

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    Description

    The tart character of lemonade gets smoother and more aromatic with the addition of fresh pineapple, ginger and mint.

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    Servings and Ingredients

    Ingredients
    Serves 2
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    c.Hy-Vee sugar
    c.water
    1 ½ c.cold water
    2large lemons, juiced
    ½ tsp.grated fresh ginger
    2 c.fresh pineapple chunks
    Crushed ice
    12fresh mint leaves

    Directions

    1. For lemonade simple syrup, in a small saucepan combine sugar and 1/3 cup water. Cook and stir over medium-high heat until sugar is just dissolved. Remove from heat. Cool slightly.
    2. Stir in 1-1/2 cups cold water, lemon juice and ginger. Add pineapple chunks. Cover and chill at least 2 hours.
    3. Just before serving, fill glasses half-full with crushed ice and mint leaves. Using a wooden spoon, gently bruise mint to release flavor.
    4. Add pineapple mixture to a blender. Cover and blend until smooth. Pour into ice-filled glasses; stir to combine.
    5. For an adults-only version: Add 1 ounce of rum to each drink.

    Nutrition facts

    Servings

    230 Calories per serving

    Amounts Per Serving

    • Total Fat: 0g
    • Cholesterol: 0mg
    • Sodium: 10mg
    • Total Carbohydrates: 60g
    • Protein: 1g

    Daily Values

    0%
    Vitamin A 2%
    0%
    Vitamin C 170%
    0%
    Iron 2%
    0%
    Calcium 4%

    Recipe Source:

    Hy-Vee Seasons Back to School 2014.