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Honey-Sweetened Peach Lemonade

Fruity and light, thirst-quenching and utterly delicious, this vibrant drink that is the perfect finish to summer.
Course Drinks
Cuisine American
Essential Ingredient Peaches
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 10 cups
Calories 197kcal
Author Aimee

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups liquid honey
  • 4 cups water
  • 6 cups chopped peaches about 8 medium
  • 4 zest of 1 lemon
  • 1 cup lemon juice about 4 large
  • 4 cups ice

thinly sliced lemons and peaches for garnish

    Instructions

    • Combine honey and water together in a large pot and bring to a simmer. Stir until honey is dissolved.
    • Add chopped peaches and lemon zest. Simmer on med-low for five minutes, then turn off heat.
    • Allow infusion to cool completely, then strain through a fine mesh sieve into a large pitcher or jar.
    • Stir lemon juice into the peach simple syrup; this is your lemonade concentrate. Chill until ready to serve.
    • To serve: mix peach lemonade concentrate with water to taste (I prefer mine on the lighter side). Pour into a serving pitcher or jar and top up with ice. Add a garnish of thinly sliced lemons and peaches. Serve at once.

    Nutrition

    Calories: 197kcal | Carbohydrates: 52g | Protein: 1g | Sodium: 7mg | Potassium: 230mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 50g | Vitamin A: 300IU | Vitamin C: 18.9mg | Calcium: 16mg | Iron: 0.5mg