Lemonade Spritzer

Summer is nearly here and I am still dreaming about the Lemonade Stand at the Parker Palm Springs. Until we meet again, I am sharing my rendition of a poolside Lemonade.

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for 1 drink

Zest and juice from 1 lemon

2 ounces simple syrup, recipe below

2 ounces gin, optional

1 sprig mint

Sparkling water


  • Add some ice into a 16-ounce tumbler.

  • Halve and juice the lemon. Put the lemon hulls, lemon juice, simple syrup and gin into a cocktail shaker with ice.

  • Shake very well and strain into the glass.

  • Top with sparkling water, garnish and enjoy.

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